Category Archives: book promotion

Anchoring out on the Grand Bahama Bank


Jan. 27, 2014: This post will mean more to those who have read the first chapter of Night Watch. I posted a draft of it on this blog some time ago. Hopefully, I can find it in the archives and … Continue reading

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Salt Cay, Bahamas


  Oct. 18: This blog is NOT about our next sailing adventure. It is about our next writing adventure. Sunday we fly to Nassau to begin a writer’s retreat ( and celebrate Ed’s birthday) which actually takes place on Salt Cay a … Continue reading

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History of Normans Cay


Sept. 1: The following is a chapter from Night Watch, our second suspense novel, set in the Bahamas. The history of drug trafficking through Normans Cay plays a pivotal role in the book. The research for this chapter came from several … Continue reading

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The Bulldog and the Beagle


May 21: Paris is really a bunch of small towns rolled into one name. Each arrondissement has its own flavor. Since we first started coming here, we have oriented to the 7th and that is where we are now, on … Continue reading

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A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To…


… Daytona., but this blog is about trains, boats and books. 4/21/13. We stopped for the night in Savannah at a hotel  next to the Georgia Roundhouse Railroad Museum. When we opened the car door, we heard the distinct sound of … Continue reading

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Under the Banyan tree


March 16:   A short post. Sable is in Melbourne Harbor Marina. We didn’t quite make the last two days. Very unusual weather coming to Florida. Very high seas-15-18  feet with swells up to 8 feet and winds 20 + … Continue reading

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Life Onboard


Jan 18, 2013: “Captain Carter, a sailboat can be a pretty small space. I’m glad it’s you onboard with her and not me.” Night Watch, pg. 79 We have now have had two guests onboard, well three if you count … Continue reading

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Circus in Bimini


Dec. 26: I’m way behind in blogging. We arrived in Bimini after a moderately fair crossing from Miami. As is often the case, the forecast sounded better than it was. I’m not sure I like having working wind gauges. I now … Continue reading

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Award Winner-The Long Road to Paris


Nov. 17:  The Long Road To Paris received honorable mention in the Writer’s Digest self-published book contest. We don’t know how many thousands of book were reviewed and judged, that information will be available when this contest is officially published in their magazine … Continue reading

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Next adventure-The Bahamas


Nov. 12: Tomorrow we begin the drive to Palmetto, Florida to pick up our new Catalina 385. On the first leg we will first sail around the tip of Florida to Miami. All new sailing territory for us. Then, weather permitting, … Continue reading

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