- - -- by Ed Reif»
|When you revisit the past, make |
sure you come back in time
How can I compose a story big enough, deep enough and broad enough to encompass the reality of my life? When I’m at sea, immersed in action, I am the protagonist, You can't create experiences like this, you undergo them.
The power of narrative comes forth when I am engaged in the telling.(or selling) of these accounts.
|Don't Stop Believin'|
“Whoever authors your story authorizes your actions.”
|Enter Sand Man (Dubai)|
"That is what we are supposed to do when we are at our best – make it all up – but make it up so truly that later it will happen" Ernest Hemingway
|The Year Of|
A One-Man-National Geographic on that everywhere trip.
|Yangoon-One Hand Clapping|
Unlike retail therapy that ends up being buyer's remorse, the cure IS the poison, and the fool, who persists in his folly, becomes wise. The pressure of modern life (or as it's also known, being lucky enough to be born in the USA) seems tiny compared to some of the beauty in the world. Seeing it all at the slower speed of nautical miles, magnifies it 10x, to the nth degree.
|Long Term Travel|
Based On A True Story
|Narrow Road to The Interior|
Everyone's life is either a warning or an example, but nothing is so irritating as a good example. Go to heaven for the climate and hell for the people. Hell is other people and you usually meet them on a cruise ship---I write my own rules for nautical success: continued enthusiasm despite failure after failure.
|The Accidental Sailor|