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“To be truly challenging, a voyage, like a life, must rest on a firm foundation of financial unrest. Otherwise, you are doomed to a routine traverse, the kind known to yachtsmen who play with their boats at sea…”cruising” it is called. Voyaging belongs to seamen, and to the wanderers of the world who cannot, or will not, fit in. If you are contemplating a voyage and you have the means, abandon the venture until your fortunes change. Only then will you know what the sea is all about.

“I’ve always wanted to sail to the south seas, but I can’t afford it.” What these men can’t afford is not to go. They are enmeshed in the cancerous discipline of “security.” And in the worship of security, we fling our lives beneath the wheels of routine – and before we know it our lives are gone.

What does a man need – really need? A few pounds of food each day, heat and shelter, six feet to lie down in – and some form of working activity that will yield a sense of accomplishment. That’s all – in the material sense, and we know it. But we are brainwashed by our economic system until we end up in a tomb beneath a pyramid of time payments, mortgages, preposterous gadgetry, playthings that divert our attention for the sheer idiocy of the charade.

The years thunder by. The dreams of youth grow dim where they lie caked in dust on the shelves of patience. Before we know it, the tomb is sealed.

Where, then, lies the answer? In choice. Which shall it be: bankruptcy of purse or bankruptcy of life?”

 

-Sterling Hayden

 

Someone told me putting the words “I believe” in front of a statement is a failure. It should be a moot point that anything you can argue with true passion is inherently believed by you. The idea is to not waste words with explanations, to portray passion with animation and spirit. Life is the filming of a long movie. Get the best shots you can, remembering everything without spirit ends up scrapped in the end.

-Check out Wanders Winslow menu for the photos. You can browse through categories/events/locations to check out some of the pixxx and writing I’ve made over the last 5 years.

-Wonders Winslow has some strange written word

Trying to keep it real since ’91®

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