Going Aloft, Chapter 9

The one question everyone asks when they hear I've sailed the┬ásea is, "Did you encounter any storms out there?" The answer to that, of course, is yes, we did. Yes, it was overwhelming. Yes, I was afraid. But I was also in awe, and in love with where I was and who I was with … Continue reading Going Aloft, Chapter 9


Essay Featured in Eno Magazine

And now, a small hiatus from Going Aloft. I am happy to announce that my essay, One Year on Masonboro Island, has been published by Eno Magazine, and is the featured essay of their fifth volume. Eno is the student-run magazine of the Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke University, and has been putting … Continue reading Essay Featured in Eno Magazine

Going Aloft, Chapter 7

So this chapter, or rather an earlier rendition of it, was the one I submitted to my editor when she first approached me with the idea of publishing a story serially. I knew I wanted to write about my experience sailing, but at that time I only had a handful of rudimentary essays about various … Continue reading Going Aloft, Chapter 7