Travel School. What I Learned Homeschooling my Son for Five Months

My wife, son and I just returned from a 5-month trip. We spent most of this time sailing a boat from Grenada to the Virgin Islands. Just the three of us—it was an amazing, inspiring, awesomely fun adventure. I had several goals for the trip, but now that it’s over, I think one of the … Continue reading Travel School. What I Learned Homeschooling my Son for Five Months

Re-Entry—It Isn’t Just Hard On Astronauts

We are back. Just a few short weeks ago Sarah, Jimmy and I stepped off the boat that had been our short term home and began a 22 hour journey from Tortola, B.V.I., that included a ridiculously dangerous taxi ride, a ferry ride involving the rescue of a capsized sailboat, two long flights, and a 1AM … Continue reading Re-Entry—It Isn’t Just Hard On Astronauts

Up Island

Traveling the Caribbean by sailboat is something that I've dreamed about for years.  And I can now confirm that the actual experience is even better than I expected.  After saying goodbye to our college girls, Sarah, Jimmy and I departed Antigua and started heading "up island," as they say around here.  We hit Montserrat, Nevis, St. Barths and Anguilla. … Continue reading Up Island