Did you know that San Juan Island almost did not belong to America? It’s true! Stranger yet, it was actually Kaiser Wilhelm I of Germany who decided that the island should fall entirely under American control. Read more about it at Historic UK.
Whidbey Island Waldorf School – a group we have been sailing with for years. Several nights spent camping at different islands and several days spent sailing between them… So many warm memories – what a great organization!
Everyday words derived from sailing: “Slush fund” The money obtained by the cook selling slush ashore. Used for the benefit of the crew (or the cook). “What is slush?”, you may ask… Well, it’s a greasy substance obtained by boiling or scraping the fat from… Read More »Sailing Terms: Slush Fund