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September, 2010:

Flattery will get you everywhere with me…

Edin, and his Arctic beauties.

Edin and Laura, a cool British couple who sailed Andiamo last year, shared some nice pics of some lobster that they cooked up for Edin’s recent birthday. What was particularly nice and flattering about this was that they cooked the lobster “ala Tony” using my personal recipe that I do often on Andiamo. (more…)

Mom… inspiration source??

Mom, back in her prime. 🙂

Mom would have been 83 today. What has become most prominent about my sentiments on this particular milestone strangely has to do with the words on the upper left hand corner of this blog, under the title. “You won’t know, if you don’t go.”

See, before I posted that quote, I would change it from time to time, with various one-line musings and thoughts. Though they were all different from each other, they yet always gave a different variation or angle on the whole philosophy of “going”, reaching a destiny.

However, since I updated it to this one, it hasn’t changed. And I don’t see it changing anytime soon. Why? Since posting the story surrounding this quote last year on this day something strange has happened. I’ve received some very interesting, dare I say flattering and humbling feedback from multitudes of guests and readers of the blog. (more…)