The Perfect Retirement

Pictured above is the Point Reyes Lighthouse. It was built in 1870 on the windiest and second foggiest place in North America, the Point Reyes headlands, which are located about 10 miles from the San Francisco Bay area in California.  This incredibly well-constructed lighthouse has endured many hardships, including an earthquake in 1906, which displaced … Continue reading The Perfect Retirement

Be a Lightship For a Change

You've heard of lighthouses, but have you heard of or ever seen a lightship? I didn't even know such things existed. Pictured above is one of the several lightships still in existence. Lightships are vessels that were built to act as substitute lighthouse towers to assist other ships in navigation. They were stationed in areas … Continue reading Be a Lightship For a Change