Eleven-Day Sailboat Skipper Course

Why Sailing? In some recent blogs I gave updates on a trip I took through southern Thailand. I revisited several towns I’d already been to, the farthest south of which was Trang; just an hour…

Cottage In Upstate New York for Debi

Recently an old friend from high school days named Debi commented on Facebook that she remembered when my family would fly from Seattle to upstate New York, where my parents were from. And then I…

Trang Morning Market Photos

I mentioned before that I’ve been thinking about buying a camera with a long zoom for photographing birds and other stuff on my trip. Well, I think I’ll have to wait until I get back…

Sabai Sabai In Prachuap Kirikan

Tonight a funny thing happened while having a beer on the second floor of a restaurant on the beach road here in Prachuap Kirikan town, where I arrived today after spending a few days in…

Rayong Beaches, Feb. 2021

Pre-Ramble Though in southern France a year and a half ago, I haven’t been to the US since 2016, so had planned to go in the spring of last year. Then COVID hit and made…

Reflection On Race

Because of current events, I’ve been thinking of writing something related to the issue of race. I’ve had a broad array of ideas in mind, but writing is always discovery and this turned out to…

Dave's Rave