Thursday, November 19, 2009

Asberger's sydrome

My great niece, Jillian, has a mild form of autism, called Aspergers syndrome. She and Monya (my niece - my sister's middle girl) are doing a lot to raise awareness, including creating a great t-shirt. Here's a link to Jillian's blog:


Friday, November 13, 2009

Namaste woes.

Uh oh; we've suffered our first blow on Namaste II when the mast came down during the latest storm. Contacting the manufacture as it never should have happened. The boat is a powersailer so the mast is 'removable' but a crucial cable frayed which, in just a year, is not good wear.

John, however, and the boat made the front page of the Washington Post Metro section today - a sad 15 minutes of fame....