I’m an ocean kid.
My dad was a Chief Engineer in the Merchant Marines.
My great grandfather engineered steamships on the Great Lakes.
To quote Jimmy Buffet, “the sea’s in my veins.”
The experiences most kids have while camping, I had on a boat:
Nature hikes (on the Channel Islands).
Playing cards and board games.
Limited resources (if you didn’t bring it with you . . . tough.)
Rowing a dinghy.
Sleeping in tight spaces. Sleeping outside.
Seeing the stars.
REALLY seeing the stars.
Feeling at the mercy of the weather – and the ocean.
Sleeping hard after a day outdoors.
Feeling small because nature is big.
Creating memories etched forever in my brain.
Spotting wildlife – dolphins, whales, sharks, jellyfish.
Learning fish names.
High speed rush on high horsepower tenders.
Enjoy some of my best shots from our 5 days on the water at Two Harbors (Isthmus).
It was nice to be “home.”