Sailing the Research Seas

I’m sure you caught it on the news:  A Costa cruise ship captain sailed too close to the Italian shore, the ship grounded, quickly took on water,  and listed to the side as it began to sink.  Four thousand passengers on board were told to abandon ship.  In the midst...

Divide AND Conquer

Several  years ago Bruce and I hiked Mt. St. Helens with three of his kids.  (No worries about an explosion, the top had blown years before).  The path started out easy enough.  We wound our way through the forest.  As we gained altitude, the trees thinned out and we...