The Box Wine Sailors: Misadventures of a Broke Young Couple at Sea

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Amy and Jimmie were not sailors. Their experience included reading a few books, watching a couple of instructional videos, and sailing once a week for a year. They were land-lubberly, middle-class twentysomethings, audacious and in love. All they wanted was to be together and do something extraordinary. They quit their jobs, bought a boat that was categorically considered “too small” for ocean sailing, and left Portland, Oregon for the Sea of Cortez. The Box Wine Sailors tells the true story of a couple’s ramshackle trip down the coast, with all the exulting highs and terrifying lows of sailing a small boat on the Pacific. From nearly being rammed by a pair of whales on Thanksgiving morning and the terrifying experience…

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50 Plus!: Critical Career Decisions for the Rest of Your Life

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Age Is No Barrier to Success. The rules of the business world are being rewritten—again—and Americans over 50 need to refresh their skill sets to meet the challenge of competing in a changing job market. Renowned workplace communications expert Robert L. Dilenschneider has completely revised and updated this indispensable guide to getting ahead in today’s volatile economy. 50 Plus! offers essential guidance to help those at or near the mature stage of their careers. In these pages, you’ll learn how to: Use new technology platforms effectively to find your next job Master emerging communications tools to position yourself for a winning interview Whether you intend to find a new career direction, grow within the field you know, start your own…

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