Month: November 2011

Oil a go-go!

  Marie’s niece, Gaylor Rehfeldt, Forwarded me some startling news about a humongous amount of oil found out in the Northwest states. Apparently we have discovered a vast amount of oil which is greater than all the world’s supply in

Flints salvaged from a 1785 shipwreck.

  Back in the days of our ancestors flints were used in the firing mechanism of muzzle-loading weapons. You can read about me finding and salvaging these flints on page 98 of my book. For you folks who have not

Circus circus in Las Vegas

On one of our trips out West, we visited the casino, Circus-Circus. We were travelling in one of the RVs we owned after we retired. The attraction for us was the campground they had for RVs. Very few casinos offered

Friends on Facebook.

I get a lot of requests for friendship on Facebook. I don’t respond to these requests. They come through on my email as having a “Notification on Facebook” or something like that. When I click on it, that’s when I

Our favorite anchorage in the Caribbean

Marigot Bay in St. Lucia was our favorite anchorage in all the places we visited. From this photo you can see why! Dear friends of ours, from Washington, D.C., Stan and Fran Pangborn,  bought a house up on the hillside