Sailor Jerry

24 Jun 19
Danbo's Big Adventure

Note: WE WILL SOON HAVE BETTER INTERNET!! Ordered a cell booster that is supposed to grab cell tower signals, amplify them, and broadcast back out. This should help out tremendously in the future. Catch up blog posts on their way! Bakersfield, CA is a significant hub for the fourth most productive agricultural and oil-producing county […]

24 Jun 19
Articles of Interest

According to an article in The Atlantic titled At Work, Expertise Is Falling Out of Favor by Jerry Useem, mental agility will be a more valuable skill set than mastery of a narrow specialty, and specific skills will become obsolete more quickly.

24 Jun 19
Love, Belief and Balls

Oh boy. In our ongoing mission to drag Steven into the 21st century in respect of his music access, the other week I set up 26 Spotify playlists. Knowing how much he loves a compilation tape/CD, I did 26 lists, one song per artist, categorised alphabetically like his CD collection in his living room. I […]

24 Jun 19
Vegan Options at Disneyland - Happiest Vegan on Earth

Welcome to Disneyland! Let’s eat some vegan food! These are the options to the best of my knowledge as of June 2019. Please be aware that I try to update as thoroughly as I can, but the food options change regularly at Disneyland Resort, so the information becomes out of date at some point. Please […]

23 Jun 19
Thoughts From The Music(al) Man

Now we’re shipping out to sea, with the classic 1945 MGM musical Anchors Aweigh, starring Frank Sinatra, Kathryn Grayson and Gene Kelly! While on leave, sailor Joe Brady (Gene Kelly) is looking for a good time with his girlfriend Lola, and his shy shipmate Clarence Doolittle (Frank Sinatra) wants his help and advice on finding […]

23 Jun 19
Observer

Step aside beer and wine. These 16 travel-friendly cocktails will go wherever your summer takes you.

22 Jun 19
News Directory

Steven Lorenz, Special for Detroit Free Press Published 5:48 a.m. ET June 21, 2019 CLOSE Michigan 2021 QB dedicated J.J. McCarthy (La Grange Park, Ill.) Drills, including one borrowed from a play by Aaron Rodgers, 18 May, 2019. Orion Sang, Detroit Free Press This weekend, Michigan football The largest recruitment event to date this year […]

21 Jun 19
The Solo Voyages of Pippin, a Frances 34 Pilothouse

I am sitting in my comfortable cabin with a coffee the morning after my completion of the Jester 2019 Challenge, optimistically wearing a pair of shorts.  Sadly, the sight of my hairy white chicken legs clearly frightened away the weak early morning sun, for a typical Baltimore overcast now presides as if chiding my obscenity. […]

21 Jun 19
L4LM

​After a week of intermittent thunderstorms, constant rainfall, and flooding on the surrounding roads, anxious attendees worried that Dead & Company‘s performance at Camden, NJ’s BB&T Pavilion on Thursday might be cut short due to inclement weather. However, the dark skies opened up to reveal a speckling of blue through the clearing clouds just as […]

21 Jun 19
NATION AND STATE

Authored by David Stockman via Contra Corner blog, In the present era of 24/7 “breaking news”, the journalistic information intermediated by the internet and the cable networks has largely been reduced to noise, devoid of signal. Or at least any historical context beyond the here and now. The currently threatened escalation of Washington’s economic war […]

21 Jun 19
Russia News Now

Authored by David Stockman via Contra Corner blog, In the present era of 24/7 “breaking news”, the journalistic information intermediated by the internet and the cable networks has largely been reduced to noise, devoid of signal. Or at least any historical context beyond the here and now. The currently threatened escalation of Washington’s economic war […]

20 Jun 19
kitparkerfilms

  I speak from experience.   In the late 1960s, the Viet Nam war was going full blast and I worked at a television station, first as a film editor and then technical director.  Each day, I looked in my mailbox dreading a letter from the Selective Service ordering me to appear for induction.  Tried […]

20 Jun 19
S/Y Kerpa

Tuesday, we arrive in Horta after 13 days and 1861 NM at sea. 1374 Nm by sail and 487 by engine. At the beginning we had wind well forward of the beam occasionally exceeding 20 knots and sometimes close to 30 kn , resulting in good progress, our hydrogenator gave good contribution to our batteries […]