Posts Tagged ‘Chief Seattle’

We Walk on Hallowed Ground – Thoughts for 2012 from the Antarctic

December 3, 2011. Rick Atkinson cut back the throttle on our Zodiac and we glided to our landing on Half Moon Island in the Southern Shetland Islands a few miles north of the Antarctic Peninsula. I swung my legs over the side of the Zodiac and splashed the last few steps in shallow water before […]


It’s Only When the Tide Goes Out That We Learn … Who‘s Been Swimming Naked [Warren Buffett]

There’s a pristine, protected bay between our island, Tierra Verde, and the Gulf Beaches. The bay is a favorite place for boaters to throw down an anchor and retreat to a Gulf Beach resort. But a few of the bay’s visitors ignore a fundamental of boating literacy – respect for changing tides. In the past […]