Month: September 2016

Crummy weather

Yeah, it’s crummy out. Not storming, not freezing, but that drizzling breezy rain, just enough to keep you wet even when under the cover of a Bimini.

Functional Optimism – what is it?

I have gathered¬†several pages of the research I have done about what the leading experts have to say about our nation’s youth, their education and what is lacking from it. The things that are most lacking are what I like…

The Underbelly of the Marina

I figured you’ve seen enough afternoon and sunset pictures. When I came into work is was just a few minutes before dead low tide, so you can see under the docks and where the sea walls have pulled away over…

Float lift 9/11

The largest evacuation by boat in recorded history. Narrated by tom hanks. Boat lift 9/11

CT Maritime Festival and the USS Ramage

So Elyse and I took to kids to go see the USS Ramage that is docked at Ft. Trumbull in New London. Unfortunately we should have camped out over night to get in line this morning. The line to get…

Some cool yachties

These last several weeks have been a lot of fun running the Essex island ferry. I have made some great friends of the regular Marina guests. However, these last two evening have been especially fun. I had an amazing time…