The Wawinet: 80 years gone

On the night of September 21/22, 1942, the 87-foot motor yacht Wawinet sank on southeastern Georgian Bay. Twenty-five of forty-two people aboard that pleasure cruise drowned. As I related in the post "Wreckage," in the summer of 2021, I went looking for her.

Remembering Bill Hunter

My father, William J. (Bill) Hunter, died a year ago today, at age 90. My younger sister Susan texted me with this photo of him as a young man in his sailing glory: "Remembering dad with so much love, hard to believe a year has passed already. Miss his great joy of living." I miss... Continue Reading →

The Place of Stone: now in paperback!

The usual supply-chain nightmares plaguing book publishing in these covid days have been overcome, and I am pleased to say that a paperback edition of The Place of Stone, which had an official release date of November 2021, has now been published by University of North Carolina Press at $29.95. UNC Press brought out the... Continue Reading →

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