Postcards From the Edge

Postcards From the Edge

2021 America’s Cup AC75 Class Sailboat

2021 America’s Cup AC75 Class Sailboat

The 36th America’s Cup will see Emirates Team New Zealand attempt to defend the ‘Auld Mug’ against a fleet of exceptionally strong and well-resourced challengers in the new AC75 class sailboats in Auckland, New Zealand, from the 6th to the 21st of March 2021.

Headline News From Around the World on May 18th, 2020

Headline News From Around the World on May 18th, 2020

Here is today’s headline news from around the world on May 18th, 2020. The global coronavirus death toll at 316,898, with more than 4.7 million confirmed cases around the world, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. The U.S. remains the world’s worst-hit country, with more than...

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

The original Secret Life of Walter Mitty was a short story written by James Thurber 1939. The story is about a vague and mild-mannered man who drives into Waterbury, Connecticut, with his wife for their regular weekly shopping and his wife's visit to the beauty parlor.

Camp Chef Professional Outdoor Oven

Camp Chef Professional Outdoor Oven

Camp Chef Professional Outdoor Oven gives you the convenience of cooking on an oven and stovetop, anywhere. The oven can reach temperatures up to 400° F and will easily fit a 9 x 13 pan so you can carry out all of your baking needs.

Laguna Windrose 22 MK1 Sailboat

Laguna Windrose 22 MK1 Sailboat

I bought this little Laguna Windrose 22 sailboat on Craigslist last year and it has been setting in my RV Storage building. Now that it is springtime and I have time because of the Coronavirus pandemic I will start the restoration.

Craigslist: Sailboats for Sale by Owner

Craigslist: Sailboats for Sale by Owner

In general, springtime is the most expensive time of the year to buy a sailboat because it is the beginning of the sailing season. Here are 6 boats from 32-foot to 35-foot LOA that are under $7,000. They will need some work.

Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve

Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve

Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve protects the tallest dunes in North America… and a whole lot more. The park and preserve contain ecosystems ranging from wetlands to forest to tundra—each supporting specially adapted plant, animal and insect life.

Slow Cooker Turkey Breast with Mustard Sauce

Slow Cooker Turkey Breast with Mustard Sauce

You are probably wondering why I am posting a turkey recipe in the spring. Well, I bought a new Crock-Pot Slow Cooker from Costco last week and wanted to try a new Turkey Breast with Mustard Sauce recipe for my spring soloist feast.

LED Camping Lantern | Atomic Beam vs Cascade

LED Camping Lantern | Atomic Beam vs Cascade

I tested two LED Camping Lanterns to find the right mix of quality, price and usability of the Atomic Beam LED Camping Lantern by BulbHead and the Cascade LED Camping Lantern by Mountain Tech.

Catalina 25 Tall Rig Sailboat Review

Catalina 25 Tall Rig Sailboat Review

I sailed a Catalina 25 in the San Diego bay for a few hours and I liked this little sailboat.  She was fairly agile in the bay and although it did not have a Knotmeter gauge but she move fairly swiftly for a 25 foot sailboat.