Launching from the beach

Launching from the beach

And so I come to these far western shores Small waves, as child’s soft sleeping gentle break Last ripples of past ocean storms that make Unwonted change to plotted compass course And drive strong ships to unexpected source Of treasure that all must at last forsake For...
The Wild Sea Series

The Wild Sea Series

In March 2003 my wife and I (Val) went to the Algarve for our Spring break. We had a timeshare apartment then, which Val had inherited from her parents. The weather that year was awful and for the first week and a half there were very high Spring tides. These battered...