Fired

Fired

Fearing today might be my last day on the boat, I decided to go out with a bang. Cardamom and date bread pudding for breakfast,…

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Community

Community

The crew was invited to the home of friends of the boat for Thanksgiving, but I know that The Queen, the head of the organization,…

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What Happens When You're Removed from the Boat

What Happens When You’re Removed from the Boat

Elimination The last two nights I’ve dreamt about a tiger. He runs at me as if to attack.  He roars, his mouth agape, and then…

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Safe and Sound in St. Croix

Safe and Sound in St. Croix

If you saw my Facebook post last night around 3 am, you know that we arrived in heavy winds, with our sails single-reefed and quite…

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Bermuda to St. Croix

Bermuda to St. Croix

Organizational Management On the morning after we left Bermuda, it was quiet when I woke up. It took me a minute to realize why. No…

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Entitlement

Entitlement

I’ve thought a lot about what Zeke said about one of the best parts of this business being the human integration aspect. Throw a bunch…

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Blueberry Pancakes (or, the first time I get in trouble)

Blueberry Pancakes (or, the first time I get in trouble)

I sit on a dock right now, looking up a few recipes. We will stay in Bermuda less than a few hours. The captain is…

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Bermuda on our bow

Bermuda on our bow

Time alone is rare here. And it will become more so once I’m sharing my cabin area. Time to write is a luxury. Last night…

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Picky Eaters

Picky Eaters

I may have mentioned before that Captain Might is a picky eater. I try pretty hard to please him, though, because otherwise he pouts. The…

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