Sailing with My Friend Max

A view of Hyannis Port from Ptarmigan, a Wianno Senior class boat skippered by a friend of mine who summers in Hyannis and has been sailing boats since before he can remember. In this eight-minute podcast, Episode 60 of the Mile High Pod Chroncles, Max speculates on what accounts for the ability of wind and sea to soothe the soul. He also expounds on the best song for a sailing video, as well as how NOT to ask how big someone's boat is. We had a great time out there, in perfect weather--clear and sunny after a week of muggy furnace days in New England.

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Saturday, August 05, 2006

Song of My Father

My father in the early 1940s in Sudbury, Mass., learned the lyrics of a popular jingle--backwards. In Episode 59 of the Mile High Pod Chronicles, he performs this endearing musical feat and explains why he can still do it.

Thursday, August 03, 2006

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