Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Serendipity

Serendipity - the "happy accident."

One of my favorite web sites is What If by XKCD.  Each week he answers an interesting question. This week the question is "If you removed all the ships from the ocean how much would the sea level change. The answer is calibrated in spider silk. So, ships, spiders, serendipity.

Here is the link: http://what-if.xkcd.com/33/

Fair winds and following seas

Crash!

It has been raining most of the last three days. Everything is slippery. It is well known among cruisers that falling down the companionway ...