Beirut: uncertainty, coffee, Harley, and the next passage(s)

I submitted the book proposal this morning. I have a couple of papers to finalize but otherwise my days are starting to have less structure again. I’ve had some more meetings and conversations about job opportunities but there is still nothing concrete on the table.  I am not missing work, at least not my old … Continue reading Beirut: uncertainty, coffee, Harley, and the next passage(s)

From Casa Blanca Ecuador – Antares @ the Boat Yard in T&C

I m writing from my room at the house in Casa Blanca – Ecuador, where the girls and I are spending vacations with my family.  My mother, father, and brother are here, so is my sister and nephew who arrived two days ago.  We’ve found our routine. A lot of reading, very little work, movies, … Continue reading From Casa Blanca Ecuador – Antares @ the Boat Yard in T&C

Back to Turks and Caicos for a Short Cruise

Natalia and I landed in Providenciales on Friday April 9 after an uneventful journey that started, early that day, in Washington DC. We had checked-in a heavy-duty bag with the drone and electronics, and a new dinghy.  Yes, a new dinghy, a 9 ft Newport with hard floors.  At the end, the old couldn’t be … Continue reading Back to Turks and Caicos for a Short Cruise

Georgetown to Turks and Caicos (Part II)

I was glad to finally leave Georgetown. While Richard was at the helm slaloming around the boats anchored in front of the marina, I quickly set the course on the chart plotter, activated the Spot homepage, and sent the first “Ok” message. A large Russian yatch passed on our port side but nothing else. We … Continue reading Georgetown to Turks and Caicos (Part II)