Afloat -- and Ashore

  • An Adman's Call of the Wild  Excellent skiing, hiking, boating and swimming at your back door." The Bear Creek people need someone to wax poetic in prose about things they sell.
  • In Rhode Island: Rapture of the Shallows   A lemon-hued, one-man submarine that can dive safely to 250 ft., stay submerged for an hour at a time and costs (at $12,000 without extras) less than a Cadillac Seville.
  • Shadows on the Rock   France and Spain join forces during the Great Seige of Gibraltar 1779-1790.

  • The Siege of Leyden   How the Netherlands escaped the grip of Catholic Spain and the Holy Roman Empire in 1518.