Three Gray Lines

Companies and capital operate internationally, often beyond the economic reach of any particular nation-state. People are pretty global , too, living lives that freely cross national borders Chrystia Freeland It is a  strange pastime, but  I’ve been looking at nautical charts lately. They are full of cryptic symbols and squiggly lines, all of which haveContinue reading “Three Gray Lines”

Rock Carvings

Our ancestors are totally essential to our every waking moment, although most of us don’t even have the faintest idea about their lives, their trials, their hardships or challenges. Annie Lennox The Petroglyphs I first visited this site near Reef Bay St John USVI in 2014 to find a young gentleman enjoying this serene spot.Continue reading “Rock Carvings”

Christening

Naming a baby is an act of poetry , for many people the only creative moment in their lives. Richard Eyre Thousands and thousands of years ago Poseidon , if you are Greek, or Neptune , if you are Roman , same dude just different languages , began recording ship names in The Ledger ofContinue reading “Christening”

Leverick Bay

Every man should pull a boat over a mountain once in his life. Werner Herzog Let’s face it , if you’re in the islands chartering a yacht or God forbid piloting your own boat than you have likely already pulled that a figurative boat over the figurative mountain, either that or you have been very,Continue reading “Leverick Bay”

Good Morning

Opportunities are like sunrises. If you wait too long, you miss them. William Arthur Ward The same old same old … There is comfort in monotony. You’ve been there and done that. The days merge together. It’s easy and because each day is the same and because the routine has already been sorted there isContinue reading “Good Morning”

Skinny Legs

Be content to progress in slow steps until you have legs to run and wings with which to fly.  Pio of Pietrelcina This in the dinghy dock in Coral Bay which is a few proverbial steps from the iconic Skinny Legs Bar and Grill. Google skinny legs and this establishment will be at the topContinue reading “Skinny Legs”