If a garden gnome is named Ole, do you think that means he’s really a tomten?
Oh is a letter and zero is a number. If you don’t say them correctly and clearly, things might go wrong for your shipmates and your ship. more »
My old Red Flash came out of the basement in honor of our story about “Looping the Lake” on the back of a motorcycle. The trike looks pretty worse for wear - a torn seat and rust spots. I expect that I’d look similar after 40 years in our basement. more »
Welcome to the Lake - Prevailing sentiment is that Up North we love spring so much because winter seems endless. Not really. Here, spring, like all seven or eight of our individual seasons, has special charms. Water makes it so. more »
There is a 3- to 5-foot sea out here today. The northeast wind is holding steady, for now. But I don’t want to be out here in another hour or two. The seas will probably be over 6-foot by then. more »
Two big reasons why Lake Superior is not a good location for fair-weather friends: you’re going to spend a lot of the year friendless. and you’re going to miss some spectacular atmospheric disturbances. more »