Sailing around the world for 3 years, I saw lots of things. This article is the result I was given to discuss something old, new, borrowed, and blue.
Mark Twain Didn’t Say That!
A Miscredited Mark Twain Quote Many people through the years have used a quote and attributed that quote to Mark Twain. Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines! Sail away from safe harbor. Catch the … Continue reading Mark Twain Didn’t Say That!
Sailing Songs Revisited
More than 300 of your favorite sailing songs in one place! Come discover songs about sailing and help me add to the list!
Fishing Around The World
Sailing around the world on sailboats provides lots of great opportunities for fishing along the way. Let me show you what I saw as I traveled.
A Dark & Insiduous Taste
A poem I wrote about a dark experience tasting a fruit that is illegal to eat in some locations.
Blow-out Preventers & Death Traps
Roughnecking in the oilfields can be dangerous even when you are careful and safety conscious.
Flip-flopping Around the World
Flip-flopping for over 20,000 miles and several countries. A tragedy.
Chrismas? Bah Humbug!
Thoughts on Christmas and commercialization of the season.
Being “Geographically Ambiguous” and How Working Remotely Has Never Been More Important
Working remotely has become necessary in my ways. This article talks about how I've been working remotely for 20 years.
Sail-Inspired Songs: A Search For The Best Sailing Songs On The Planet
A list of 11 songs that will get you thinking about being back on the water if you aren't already there!
Don’t Believe All The Things You’ve Heard About Colombia
A day in the life of a traveler in Cartagena. Visiting places like this never grows old.
Otres Beach Near Sihanoukville, Cambodia, A Great Place to Relax
Otres Beacch is a wonderfully relaxing place to stay when you go to Cambodia.
Ocean Images: Many More To Come
Decided to share some of the images I have in my collection in an article on Medium. They are examples of what I saw as I circumnavigated the globe. I hope you like them. https://medium.com/@mraymus/ocean-shots-images-from-circumnavigating-the-globe-cb70198f9903?source=friends_link&sk=f380afb8afc739f45c9a327b31622c92 If you can't get to the link shared above, try this one: https://medium.com/@mraymus/ocean-shots-images-from-circumnavigating-the-globe-cb70198f9903?source=friends_link&sk=f380afb8afc739f45c9a327b31622c92 Thanks for following along on the adventure. … Continue reading Ocean Images: Many More To Come
Memories are precious. Write them before you lose them.
An article about remembering things from your childhood and the challenge it is when loved ones die and you no longer have them available to help you remember.
How Did Quarantines Come About?
Where did quarantines begin? Read this article to see how it got started and how it was named from the word quarantino, which means 40.
I Sailed 20,000 Miles to Swim With Whale Sharks
While visiting St Helena in the middle of the Atlantic, I got the chance to swim with Whale Sharks after trying to swim with them for 2 years and 20,000 nautical miles.
Sailing Through The Bahamas; Moored in Farmer’s Cay, Weathering A Storm
Going south through the Bahamas, we stopped at Farmer's Cay and waited out a 10 day storm.
Something I Noticed In Madagascar: Sex Tourism and Trafficking is Alive and Well
On a day trip to Nosy Be, Madagascar, I realized that human trafficking and sex tourism were quite common.
Sailing Through The Bahamas! Getting Stuck in Andros Island Harbor!
Traveling through the Bahamas, we got stuck in the Andros Island Harbor. Made for an interesting day.
Looking Back on Haiti’s Earthquake, Ten Years Later
In 2010 I traveled to Haiti with a team of medical professionals. This article looks back at that adventure as well as explains why Haiti and I are connected.