“Fair winds and a following sea.” There’s a reason that this is called the sailor’s blessing. The sea is never at rest.
And in leaving port, I take a risk. Several of them, actually. Most are unforeseen.
But foul weather is what ships are made for. I’ve been content to be a houseboat, safe in the harbor. Not anymore!
On the sidebar: a Book Release Countdown. Because it’s September already. Almost time for me to cast off and head into open water.
Wind and waves are part of the journey. The ship in this video isn’t falling apart. And the crew, though scared, enjoys the thrill of the ride.
It’ll be fun to tell tall tales before a snug and merry fire. Later, after the storm has been weathered and before the next one hits.