Browsing Category : Seeking… wise choices

Not making big decisions fast…


“Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people”. -Eleanor Roosevelt The weather has been near perfect here in Boerne this last week.  Sunday we enjoyed visiting Grape Creek Winery in Fredericksburg with Jim & Marvilyn, listening to great live music and relaxing at this beautiful place.  It is just amazing how huge the wine and brewing…

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Risk: How our Year of Jubilee influenced our perspective of risk.


“The greatest risk of all is risk-less living”  Stephen Covey This post has languished in my rough draft section for too long… in large part because it is impossible to give an adequate and short account our risky decision to take a Year of Jubilee.  But, because it is really pivotal to understanding who we are, I’ll try to summarize quickly… We…

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Using a buyer’s broker: Phil Berman of The Multihull Company


“The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.”   ― Socrates While researching catamarans and looking for advice I kept coming across some great articles written by Phil Berman of The Multihull Company.  Phil is something of a sage among Hobie Cat sailors for his books about sailing the Hobie 16 and Hobie 18 (my all time favorite). One of…

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How did they get there?


It seems like many sailing blogs begin with something like: “… and here we are on our boat..!  leaving the reader to wonder how in the heck they got there, & what about all of the boat decisions and life experiences that went into “getting there”???   Those “Life Gate” experiences are just as much of the story as the sailing in…

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