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A Big Milestone

Our recent voyage to Two Harbors on Catalina Island was a huge milestone for us as a family. We’ve been dreaming of sailing with the kids on our new to us Kelly Peterson 46 for over two years. Health issues, recurring boat system problems, and lack of enough time and money has kept us from making the journey out of San Diego.

We had intended to depart two days after Christmas but there was a small craft advisory so we…

amor fati

Element No. 2, 2013, oil on canvas, 72″ x 234″ ©Ran Ortner

My husband shared Ran Ortner’s work with me recently as we were discussing how best to get my ocean images out in the world. I read the interview on Ran’s website and as I read his responses tears rolled down my face and I got a lump in my throat. I can relate to just about every meaningful and well founded thing he says and my faith is renewed…