This is an aviation and boating site. Dick Blizzard wishes to share his experiences and his writings with the public. This site is updated frequently. You can find over 300 of my boating and aviation pictures on this blog. I took the pictures.
My two novels 'A Way Yonder' and 'An Eruption of Decadence' are available on Amazon.com .
Over a period of 23 years we owned and operated three different boats from Skyline Marina in Anacortes, Washington. Anacortes is on Fildalgo Island. Here is a picture of our cruising buddy, Eagle Spirit. She is a 64 foot Ocean Alexander luxury yacht. Together, we cruised the San Juans Islands, and north to Alaska.
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Joann and I owned and operated Cumberland for 12 years. Our 53 foot, twin diesel boat was docked in the San Juan Islands of Washington state. We cruised the West Coast of North America from Alaska to Mexico,
Our Task force of 9 ships crossed the Atlantic and entered the Mediterranean Sea. I was a pilot in Anti-Submarine Squadron 31 aboard the USS Antietam. These pictures, taken with my Argus C3 camera, capture carrier operations in 1956 Click here to view.pictures and read the piece.