Cat Harbor, Catalina Island by Sailboat

Knowing our daughter would be back in school late in August, we took a short four day trip to Cat Harbor, Catalina last weekend, soaking up pointers like we do every trip. Starting early Thursday morning (easier to get a mooring and old-timey sailors didn’t like to depart a harbor on a Friday if they’re going […]

John Steinbeck and the Western Flyer

Prior to reading Captain Curran’s Western Flyer Story, it was an interesting centerpiece of literary history but nowhere on my mind.  After reading the story on Captain Curran’s website, I rushed out and bought my own copy of John Steinbeck’s book highlighting the Western Flyer, “The Log of the Sea of Cortez”.  The book I bought […]