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Tacking Against the Headwinds of Writer's Block

Inspiration comes at weird hours. For me, I’ve become inspired at 9:40 PM, which gives me an obvious limitation upon how much I can reasonably write before I should go to bed. 491 more words


Do I Really Need to Tack?

You’d think I get my sewing students to do this for my own amusement sometimes if you came to one of my classes!! If I had a pound for every time I’ve been asked this question….. 491 more words

Wendy Ward

Tacking Into the Wind

Sometimes in life you have no choice but to head straight into the wind. You’re not facing a storm, but the wind threatens to send you backwards and erase the distance you achieved. 121 more words


19 January 1841 - A silk handkerchief

Tuesday, January 19th

We had a firm breeze in the morning which declined during the rest of the day.

Today we spoke again to the… 95 more words

Journal Entry

18 January 1841 - Tacking and seeing nothing

Monday, January 18th

It has been fair and warm weather.

The aforementioned ship has been in our sight for the entire day. 72 more words

Journal Entry

A Captain for Meander: The Answer

On the morning of September 9, I posted the story of the nicely collaborative and reasonably successful first sail my wife Pam, Honey the golden retriever, and I took on our sailboat… 1,396 more words


Sunset Sailing

The anchors that restrict me drift away at sea
Where each part of our sailing ship glides in harmony.

Some they sail for pleasure, others great treasures seek, 123 more words