Back in the South Pacific cyclone (hurricane) season of 1982-83 we were were avoiding the season by spending a extended time in Tahiti aboard our home, an Offshore Sailboat. Life was splendid. We were tied stern to the quay in downtown Papeete. One fine morning a young official from the Port Captains office came by […]
it is beginning to come clear that for less aggravation at the US border having electronic devices containing personal data are no longer an option. http://www.theverge.com/2017/2/12/14583124/nasa-sidd-bikkannavar-detained-cbp-phone-search-trump-travel-ban
Marine Sextant Stop watch to capture time of sun/star shot Most accurate timepiece available at a reasonable price Radio shack time cube with preset frequency’s of 5, 10 and 15 megahertz to receive continuous time signal essential to navigation. Here is a recording. Used in calculating the lines of position. How it was […]
It seems that we are in the NE’r season. So far we have stayed on the warm side and have not seen much snow. BC lower mainland has seen more snow than we have. This may change as the are lining up every few days. A hundred miles difference can mean 4 feet or 4 […]
When I rage about the climate, politics, loss of privacy or other current controversies I end up with the thought “why should I even care? I am not going to be the one who has to live on this earth through what is sure to come”. But I do care. Sharing what I write is […]
First of the season that in anyway could impact Canada.In particular Atlantic Canada. It’s got my attention.
Wire is my preference. It is open source and available on mobile as well as the desktop. It also is not hosted in the USA. My Secure contact information is here
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