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The Argo is Calling All Heroes

To stave off the oracle’s dire prediction of ill fortune, we need the strongest and bravest band of heroes ever assembled. We are adventurers on a quest to bring an understanding of the North Americas Atlantic Coastal Wetlands into homes and classrooms around the world. This film promises to both entertain and inform the old […]

Tilting at Lighthouses

Navigating the rivers and waterways in front of me, I often find my self tilting at the lighthouses I encounter along the way. While planing this project, many have told me that I am tilting at windmills and to sit up straight in the saddle because it’s just a dream. That may be true but […]

Work??? Surely You Jest

Today the word monkey explained what a powder monkey does on a boat.  I find myself less than impressed.  Not only do those stupid monkeys expect me to do more than sit around looking adorable, but the work they want me to do involves carrying a smelly black powder and cannonballs around.

As the Raven Flies

Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered weak and weary, Over many a quaint and curious volume of forgotten… charts? For the past two days I have been going over the AIWW charts planning our route south. As it turns out, about 30 miles down the Elisabeth River from Norfolk, you must make a […]