Take the Helm!

Kris driving the boat

I have always enjoyed sailing—the use of sails to “catch” the wind to propel the boat forward is such a rush! And the slap of the waves against the hull can be exhilarating. Unless, of course, the wind is not blowing, and we don’t feel or hear these telltales. On days that we do not have wind, we adjust the plans and relax in a different way. We may go anchor the boat and swim. Or we may attach the grill to the guardrail and cook up some brats, hotdogs, or hamburgers. Sailing is the priority, but cooking up the food is always a decent alternative. I am thinking about this because autumn is approaching, which means the sailing season is also nearing its end in my part of the world.

Sailing is to boats like leadershi