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The Gift of Boating: Better Than Any Box Under a Tree
The holidays give us a rush. It's up to us to ensure that it's a good rush.
View From The Marina: The Family-Vacation Bucket List (BLOG)
I cannot think of any time that has more built in quality than the time you can spend with a child on a boat cruise.
View From The Marina: Assuring A Heavenly Slip (BLOG)
Barb takes some notes on Heaven and how after a loss, we are often inspired to be better. Boaters have always taken care of boaters, so here's the thing, be better.
View From The Marina: Presidential Power Cruising (BLOG)
I’ve always tilted toward presidents who, in my mind’s eye, are in a boat. George Washington crossing the frigid Delaware with his soldiers in the dead of night makes him a star forever in my imagination. Teddy Roosevelt paddling a canoe down racing rivers is a boating hero, too.
View From The Marina: Is It Time For A ‘Gadget-Free Zone’? (BLOG)
Boats should have a “gadget-free zone” at least while underway, unless they are being used as a navigational aid. Instead of looking down at your phone, look up and around at the beauty that surrounds you.
THE VIEW FROM THE MARINA: O'BarbaraCare, Boating's Healthcare System
I have no plans to lobby in Washington, but I would like to share a health reform idea with our elected representatives and the inside-the-beltway crowd. What I will tell you has been pretty much boating's secret but it's time we told the rest of the world. Are you sitting down?