On Groundhog Meteorological Prognostication

I'm a little late posting this, but hey, busy weekend. So...  There are many, many groundhogs out there.  Several are consulted each February 2 on the prospects of an early spring.  (Punxsutawny Phil is merely the most famous of these prognosticating rodents.)  I wondered - how good are they? I mean, just so we're on…Read more On Groundhog Meteorological Prognostication

Sailing Intro, Under Harsh Conditions

We had the opportunity this weekend to get some boys out on a Pearson 37 sailboat, the designation 37 referring to its overall length, in feet.  Weather was not great - 20 knots sustained, heavy rain which came at you horizontally, and 3-foot swells.  Despite that, we went sailing! Two reefs in the main, a…Read more Sailing Intro, Under Harsh Conditions