Category: Retirement life

Finding the way in the darkness

In the uncertain world of the Coronavirus our time on the trawler gives us a lesson on how to cope.

Be still and know that I am God

In the midst of the chaos the water offers us a refuge.

Play hard. Pray harder.

Here we are at the end of the season of Mardi Gras and the beginning of Lent. It’s been a season of galas and gatherings. A season of sparkle and shine. But now it is time to put away the outward shine and work… Continue Reading “Play hard. Pray harder.”

35 Minutes with Jesus

I am blessed to have four grandsons. The youngest one is Ben and he is quite precocious. He is seven. He has the gift of gab much like many who come before him in this family. I love conversing with him. Maybe because his… Continue Reading “35 Minutes with Jesus”


A fall foliage road trip leads to new discoveries in Arkansas.

It’s a wrap! Reflections on Cruizin the Coast 2019

A look back at the 2019 Cruisin the Coast event.

A Small town could be all towns

Friday night under the lights should be a metaphor for life in America if we all just pay attention.

Wood you do some boat chores

Life aboard and old trawler requires constant maintenance and TLC.

Back Aboard

There’s a mindset that comes with boating and clearly I was not in it when we returned to Pelican after being away for a while. The heavy rains of recent days have taken a toll on things on board. Despite my cousin’s vigilance in… Continue Reading “Back Aboard”

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