A smorgasbord of science and nature, social and political justice, sailing, and humor pieces.

Linked where available online, but most are not.

Social and Political Justice

Science and Nature

Humor and Sailing

  • Satire! To celebrate Dystopia Week, a dispatch from a future Kid Rock Administration. September 2019, Robot Butt (an online humor/satire magazine)
  • A series of 6 articles on solo sailing in Good Old Boat magazine, September 2014 through May 2015: In Search of Solitude, Sept-Oct 2014; One Brain, Six Hands, Sept-Oct 2014; Departures and Arrivals, Nov-Dec 2014; Simplify Sail Changes Jan-Feb 2015; Anchoring When Solo, Part 1 March-April 2015; Anchoring When Solo, Part 2, May-June 2015
  • Advice From Old Friends – Cruising World, November 2012
  • Head-Turning Horseshoe Buoy – Good Old Boat, Sept-Oct 2012
  • That Was No Puddle! – 48 North, September 2012
  • Mexico Wrap-Up – Latitude 38, April 2012
  • Rode Show! – Good Old Boat, January 2012
  • Unshrinking the Planet – 48 North, December 2011
  • Slow Waltz with the Bay: Two southbound sailors find San Francisco Bay Area’s charms irresistible – Latitude 38, October 2011
  • A Sea of Meaning: How the Sea Changes Me – Women and Cruising, November 2011
  • A Rough Corner Turned: Eight Days Down the Coast, Two Hove-to – 48 North, September 2011
  • You Talkin’ to ME? What We Call Ourselves Speaks Volumes… – 48 North, May 2011
  • Brevity Begets Harmony: Code Words Let Mars Understand Venus – Good Old Boat, November 2010
  • What’s in a Boat Name? – 48 North, November 2010
  • When Sail Rules – Good Old Boat, July 2010
  • Fog Knives and Other Wondrous Devices – 48 North, November 2009
  • What’s in YOUR Closet? Nautical Skeletons from a First Cruise – 48 North, May 2009
  • A Double-Ended Delight: A Singular Affair with a Pacific Seacraft 25 – Good Old Boat, March 2009
  • Make-and-Mend Days – Good Old Boat, July 2008
  • My First Race – 48 North, May 2008
  • Sailing in the Ice Age – Pacific Seacraft Owner’s Bulletin, 2008
  • Face Your Fears and Go For It! – Living Aboard, January 2007
  • The Confession of Roatan Rose – Cruising World, June 2006
  • What’s in YOUR Closet? Nautical Skeletons from a First Cruise – Latitudes and Attitudes, April 2006
  • Breakfast at Tiffany’s (Summer Wind, Blue Ice) – Good Old Boat, January 2006
  • (Numerous articles published before 1997, mostly about conservation of species and habitats)

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