William Estep

My journey to retire and sail. Writing, reading, technology, programming, photography, coffee, equality, sailing, and the oxford comma.

Daily Reminder

I've hung this Calvin and Hobbes comic in my office for more than twenty years. Now that I don't have an office, it will live on in various electronic forms as a daily reminder to find the joy and the fun in the little things.

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Duolingo Milestone

I hit a numeric milestone in Duolingo yesterday, 300 days learning Spanish.

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Just a Note Regarding Harry Potter

I just wanted to take a second and say that I nor anyone associated with this website approves of or appreciates the destructive and bigoted transphobic messages coming from J.K Rowling recently.

While I say that, I do want to say, I really love Harry Potter and the wonder …

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I Met a Dog and Some Horses

Of course, the Monday after daylight savings time shift, I had to drive to St. Augustine and film some interviews. I really could have used the extra hour of sleep!

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Sunsets on the Boat

I haven't posted a sunset from the boat in a while. Nice evening on the bow reading a book.

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Fireworks in Slo-Mo

Sometimes you get lucky. I was able to catch a cool clip of our local neighborhood fireworks in slow motion. Enjoy with sound on if you can.

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Ornament

A friend gave me this cool metal sailboat ornament to decorate the boat for the holiday. Love it! I'll have to find it a permanent home.

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Coffee!

I'm surprised more of my posts aren't coffee. Nice fresh pot for some weekend boat work.

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Recent Travel Drinking

I haven't posted in a while, and want to get back to recording my thoughts and fun hobby activities.

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Rigging Repairs

Rigging repairs on the boat are done. Nothing major, I had a short list of items I wanted repaired/replaced. The secondary supports for the port and starboard spreaders, and the running backstays. All done and everything is looking great!

The work was done by Jason of Argonaut Rigging. Great …

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