Falling in love

Standing barefoot on the bow Saturday, with my arm wrapped around the forestay and feeling the liquid world move under my feet, I fell in love. I fell in love with sailing, I fell in love with the Chesapeake (again), and I fell in love with our little boat, Egretta. That morning, after being discontent … Continue reading Falling in love

I want to edit

I miss editing. Don’t get me wrong — I love dedicating ten minutes each day to writing. But I do miss digging deep into a rough piece to shine and polish and make it sparkle. I miss getting lost in deleting clauses, adding concrete nouns, removing adverbs, replacing flaccid verbs with active ones. I submitted … Continue reading I want to edit