A new way to connect to friends.

Yesterday, I launched my Patreon page. Visit https://patreon.com/markalanlovewell to get a flavor. Patreon is a social network, a tool connecting artists to their audience in a more personal and [...]

Welcome to the Ship Report

  In February 2020, I appeared on a radio station in Astoria, Oregon: Radio station KMUN as part of The Ship Report, “All Things Maritime” Podcast and Radio Show, [...]

Sailing inland salt ponds

I learned to sail on Martha’s Vineyard in Edgartown’s two great waterways: the outer harbor and Katama Bay. At the height and hustle of summer, this is my place of refuge. Sailing is [...]

The Fish You Seldom See

At the height of boating activity last summer in Edgartown Harbor, there was a pleasant surprise. Two dolphins spent three days swimming around Edgartown Harbor. This wasn’t a quick visit. [...]