“All of us have in our veins the exact same percentage of salt in our blood that exists in the … Continue reading When we go back to the sea.
Imagine, for a moment, working at a shipyard in Boston at the end of the 18th century. You are a … Continue reading Old Ironsides.
Imagine a time before the advent of steam engines, when ships plied trade routes around the world using nothing but … Continue reading The Tall Ships.
“Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passion, they cannot … Continue reading President’s Day.
Sheet metal. Pistons. Crankshafts. Valves. Shocks. Snarling exhaust notes. The smell of gasoline and oil. The squeal of tires. Classic, … Continue reading Jump back, what’s that sound? Here she comes, full blast’n top down.
The middle of May in New England: sunny skies, temperatures in the mid 60’s, and miles of open road ahead, … Continue reading Lighthouses and Dunes.
“The best laid plans of mice and men often go awry.” -Robert Burns, Scottish Poet. Sunday morning, I had it … Continue reading Pride of the Fleet.
Spring in New England. Some days, the temperatures soar into the 80’s, the leaves on the trees bud, flowers bloom, and … Continue reading Take Me Out To The Ballgame.
“If you’re going to visit the Cape, make sure you go before the summer,” a friend, a lifelong New England … Continue reading Cape Cod: An Introduction.
By April of 1775, tensions between the citizens of the Province of Massachusetts Bay and the British soldiers who were occupying the colony … Continue reading The Shot Heard Round the World.