Remembering Martin Luther King, Jr

quallity of life

Quality of life is not measured by wealth or possessions. It’s about having a sense of pride in everything you do. It means taking responsibility for your actions and making each and every day count. You might live to be a hundred without achieving a quality of life. When it’s all said and done, I want to be remembered for some positive influence, not by how many years I lived and did nothing. This is what MLK meant when he said “the quality, not the longevity, of one’s life is what is important.”

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Oyster Pond and Beyond

Oyster Pond and Beyond

This photo was taken in the Leeward Islands last May. We had just completed a week-long sail around St. Martin and St. Barths and had spent our last night at Captain Oliver’s Resort on Oyster Pond. I walked down to their beach and snapped this shot of the swimming area, the steps/dock and the raft which was inviting me to swim to it.

Beyond, however, was the open ocean and the tiny island of Molly Baday, raising a hundred feet off the sea about two miles southeast of the opening to Oyster Pond. Fortuitously I lined up the dock and the raft to point you to beyond…