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When I was eight years old my dad bought an eleven foot Styrofoam lateen rigged catboat. It came with a little "how to" instruction book which was good because neither of us knew anything about sailing. Our family had a cabin at Clearlake so I learned the basics there. I would get dropped off at the beach with the boat, my lunch, my nose covered with zinc oxide (the internet and sunscreen didn't exist yet) and a dime to call my dad to come get me when I returned (no cell phones yet either). I loved the freedom of steering my boat anywhere on the lake and the sense of accomplishment and responsibility of getting myself back home, too. Since then I've been racing on San Francisco Bay, Chartering in the San Juan Islands, Italy, Spain and the Caribbean. My next act is to unplug my wife and son and sail Europe on my own boat until its not fun anymore. Yes, my wife knew this was coming and still married me.
by Patrick O'Brian
by Beth A. Leonard
Its not leisure but my day job is selling wines from all over the world for a major wine distributor in California. I enjoy maintaining my home which is a Queen Anne Victorian built sometime around 1890 (she’s a little cagey about her real age). I enjoy reading, watching movies, dining and spending time with my wife and six year old son.