Archive for October 2017

Who needs Uber when there are kayaks to get around

It began last Sunday as Mary Sue and I were walking into the 8:15 a.m. service at the Naval Academy Chapel. That’s where we go to church each Sunday, and that’s where Mary Sue sings in the choir at the 11 a.m. service. In addition to midshipmen, townies are found in both services. However, the…

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Aging boomers may have new ways to keep on sailing

Last week I devoted part of an afternoon for my annual sprint through the U.S. Sailboat Show in Annapolis. Little boats (but not many), big boats (mostly) and floating condos (a.k.a. catamarans) were in abundance — plus all kinds of gizmos and assorted stuff for sale to enhance the boating experience. I wouldn’t miss it.…

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Our legacy helps convey the value and meaning of our life

Legacy. I’m not talking about the dictionary definition, which says, “a gift or a bequest, that is handed down, endowed or conveyed from one person to another … a possession that is transmitted, inherited or received from a predecessor.” Instead, I’m using the term legacy to refer to material as well as spiritual and other…

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