Category Archives: sailing

RAISING THE PHOENIX – June 1, 2017

GOLDEN RULE to meet PHOENIX in the Sacramento River Delta July 5-6 Dear Friends of the Yacht Phoenix, So much to tell you! We have had $1,300 contributed to the Raising the Phoenix Fund since setting up the PhoenixofHiroshima.org website, … Continue reading

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EUROPEAN SOJOURN: Viking Embla (and Aegir)

Here’s the official postcard photo of a Viking longship. (The background is Passau, Germany.) On the very top is the Sun Deck: sunbathing, scenery watching, reading, shuffleboard, life-sized chess, walking/running track, etc. Almost amidships, disguised as one of the umbrellas … Continue reading

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European Sojourn: Introduction

Everyone warns us not to alert anonymous predators in cyberspace, on blog or Facebook, to the fact you will be out of town. So from mid-July to mid-August I posted re-runs while Jerry and I cruised down the Rhine, Main, … Continue reading

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I need to get back to poetry

“When a writer is dead, one ought to be able to see that [her] various works, taken together, make one consistent oeuvre.” Auden For months now, off and on, I have been writing, honing and fine-tuning and perfecting my book … Continue reading

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The Reynolds Family, the Nuclear Age–

–and a Brave Wooden Boat. This is Book #3: INTRODUCTION This book is a compilation of personal memories first written as newspaper or magazine articles or posted on my blogs, quotes from Reynolds family books long out of print, particularly … Continue reading

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MUM: The Conscience, Courage, and Compassion of Barbara Reynolds

This is Book #2. INTRODUCTION I asked her once why she was nicknamed Mum “You called me that,” she said, “when you were little.” Mum (see Wikipedia: Barbara Leonard Reynolds) came a long way in her 74 years. You’d never … Continue reading

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My first elephant

“Even if only the people in your writing group read your memoirs or stories or novel, even if you only wrote your story so that one day your children would know what life was like when you were a child … Continue reading

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