‘Stuck’ in Paradise
“Lose yourself and find the key to paradise…” –Jimmy Buffett Cyclone season was soon upon us, so I relaxed into knowing we were too north for cyclones and shouldn’t be heading anywhere south or west for a while. We came upon a bay with a long righthander and a hollower left. There was a vacant […]
Parting Gift from the Boatyard!?!
My scalp was unusually itchy. Even on the mountain top I had tried to ignore it, but finally there was no denying that something was wrong. The constant itching was driving me mad!? I stood scratching my head one afternoon, chatting with one of my Tahitian friends. “Poux?” He asked, pointing to my head. “Poo?” […]
“5 Squalls from the Northeeeeeeeeeeast! 4 Tahitian Roosters, 3 Frenchmen in Speedos, 2 Wrong Motor Mounts…and the Jimmy Buffett Christmas Album on Repeat!!” (sung to 12 Days of Xmas tune)
“Melekalikimaka is the thiiiiiiing to saaaaaaaay, on a bright Hawaiian Christmas day…” Jimmy Buffett’s voice was carried off into the gusty NE winds. It was a longstanding tradition in the Clark household on Christmas, that the Jimmy Buffett Christmas album was played over and over until we all hated every song enough not to want […]