Amber Jones' Adventures (aka, The Reluctant Sailor)
Tales of High Seas, Low Tides, and Escapades Ashore
Saturday, June 4, 2022
Sailboat Cruising: A Tale of Days Gone By
Do I miss sailboat cruising? Yes. A little. This is the photo on our bedroom wall: cruising the Adriatic Sea. The photo was taken in the din...
Friday, December 10, 2021
Son of a Slave: a Black Man's Journey in White America
For me, it was another volunteer project: helping someone write and edit a book. Something I've done a few times since retirement, mostl...
Friday, August 14, 2020
Gloom, despair, and disappearing mailboxes
Spoiler alert: I am going to reveal some of my vulnerabilities and shortcomings below, thereby potentially burnishing my golden reputation...
Wednesday, August 12, 2020
Kamala: a mixed-race enigma
There is no place for ANY negativity right now in the Joe-and-Kamala campaign. I am campaigning for them and want them to succeed. Immediat...
Friday, August 7, 2020
It’s A(nother) Lost Cause
Are you familiar with the Lost Cause? If not, you may be ignorant of, or possibly denying, a large part of US history. This shameful period ...
Thursday, August 6, 2020
The Importance of Education. Are You Sure?
What’s the big deal with getting everybody back to textbooks and exams? What’s the harm in allowing a little delay in learning? It hasn’t b...
Wednesday, August 5, 2020
Voter Suppression Makes Me Very, Very Mad
My latest rant is not about old boats or the pandemic. If you only want to read about tragic sailing escapades and tropical lanes decked wi...
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