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Caught Adrift

A weekly feature showcasing interesting items we've come across on other sites.

  • Caught Adrift: May 8, 2014

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    Surviving Yolanda - A first hand account

    Nantucketer Terry Pommett was in the Phillipines for Typhoon Yolanda this past November. Read his story.

     

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    US Government guide to shirts

    Check out this guide to quality shirts, published by the US Government back in 1949. Most of it still holds true.

     

     

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    The Ten Best Sentences

    There's not much info about the parameters for picking, but apparently these are the 10 best sentences.

     

     

    4Oxford Exchange - Tampa, Fl.

    We've love to check out this establishment that features a bookstore, cafe, restaurant, "commerce club", and more.

  • Caught Adrift: Week of May 01, 2014

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    Sailing 'Zulu' Nantucket - Tortola

    Robert Cocuzzo's story of an unexpected adventure for a crew including Brian Sager, a photographer we worked with.

     

     

    2FX's New 'Fargo' TV Show

    We loved the original Coen brothers' movie and just learned about FX's new 'Fargo' TV show via blog A Cup of Jo.

     

     

    3Colorado is in the South?

    FiveThirtyEight asked what states are in the south. See the results that questioningly included mentions of CO & AZ.

     

     

    4Want a 38 page bread recipe?

    The chef of San Francisco's Tartine Bakery published a recipe for his famous bread. 38 pages, but here's a short version.

     

  • Caught Adrift: Beach Cars

    From sunny California to snowy Nantucket. Check out these links we know you will enjoy.

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    Huntington Beach Woodies

    A gallery of woody wagons at Huntington Beach, CA. What's a more iconic beach car than a woody?

     

     

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    The Office Time Machine

    The Office super-fan, Joe Sabia, compiled a video of all clips of cultural references from the show's 10 seasons.

     

     

    3Uncomfortable Project

    Check out this collection designed by KK Studio. All items could be used, but not so effectively.

     

     

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    Spring Snow Storm with 80+ MPH Winds

    Is winter finally over? Check out the tweets and images of the latest storm on Nantucket on Storify.

     

     

  • Caught Adrift: Madras

    View these great posts about all things Madras.

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    Bill Murray on Madras and Moonrise Kingdom

    Bill Murray discusses Madras Pants and his film, Moonrise Kingdom, while wearing madras pants (of course).

     

     

     

    2Madras on Ice? Preppy Cocktails

    The NY Times' Rosie Schaap visited Nantucket last summer and was reminded of the timelessness of preppy drinks.

     

     

     

    3Patchwork Madras' Rise in Popularity

    Madras has been popular since the 60s, but has been around much longer. Why the sudden rise in popularity?

     

     

     

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    Madras at Nantucket Whaling Museum

    Our Montauk Madras Dress was featured at the Nantucket Whaling Museum's Foggy Facts & Fictions exhibit last year.

  • Caught Adrift: Seersucker

    Can you wear seersucker to a wedding? What is seersucker day? Check out some of these seersucker related links we think you'll like.

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    Searsucker Restaurant

    Brian Malarkey creates a New American Classic restaurant named after the simplicity of the seersucker fabric.

    2Seersucker Suit at a Wedding?

    A question many ask is, can I wear a seersucker suit to a wedding? Check the video inside to see the answer!

    3Seersucker Day

    Watch the Seersucker Day in the south of France.

    4Sen. Bob Dixon

    Sen. Bob Dixon shares why he started participating in Seersucker Wednesdays.

  • Caught Adrift: The Good Life

    Good music and good drinks are a couple of the topics in today's Caught Adrift: The Good Life. Take a look at these great topics we know you will love.

    1St. Paul & The Broken Bones

    We're loving this Alabama sextet with a "gospel-tinged neo-soul garage sound".

     

     

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    How and when to tuck in your shirt

    Learn the proper rules for when to leave it untucked and when to "tucket" in.

     

     

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    Food & Drink: The grog tray

    Do you have a "grog" tray at home? Learn the basics of a great one.

     

     

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    The language of kiteboarding

    The diversity of sailing requires expanding language skills. Each genre has its own language.

  • Caught Adrift for April 11, 2014

     

    Photo Finalists

    Cast your vote for one of these 60 photos selected from over 50,000 entries in the 11th annual contest.

     


    Missing Jacket Case

    The first green jacket was awarded in 1934, but was missing until last year.

     
    The Real Colbert

    Colbert is taking over for Letterman - but leaving his character behind.

     

     


    'Mad Men' Art

    AMC's Mad Men returns this Sunday, April 13th. Here's some of the show's notable artwork.

  • Caught Adrift for April 04, 2014

     

    1Scale Americana

    Photographer Michael Paul Smith Uses some pre-Photoshop tricks to create classic Americana scenes from miniature models.

     


    2Ballpark Proposals

    It's not our recommendation, but if you've ever wondered what it costs to propose at the ballpark, here's your guide.

     
    3Handpainted Bats

    Style blog, Bowties & Boatshoes, highlighted these handpainted bats by Mitchell Bat Co. Find one in your team's colors.

     

     

    4Minor Lessons

    Four "manly" lessons from minor leaguer Vance Albitz, infielder for the St. Louis Cardinals' AAA team.

  • Caught Adrift: Winter Adventure

    Ice Sailing Video Ice Sailing at 80mph
    Jeff Kent Ice Sails at 80 mph [Video]
    Beginning Ice Sailing Beginning Ice Sailing
    A true beginner learns how to go ice sailing! [Video]
    N Magazine Editor Robert Cocuzzo N Magazine Editor Robert Cocuzzo
    Check out Robert Cocuzzo's winter living in La Grave, France staying in a skiing village in the Alps.
    Headwall Skiing Tuckerman Ravine Tuckerman Ravine
    Compilation of skiers jumping the headwall (YouTube)
  • Caught Adrift: Superstitions of the Sea

    Fleetwood Mac - Albatross Music: Fleetwood Mac's Albatross

    Listen to this classic rock group's Albatross, the bird we mentioned as a potential bearer bad luck on the seas.

     

    Logan Hicks Artist: Logan Hicks

    On display in NYC, many of Hicks' paintings reference nautical superstitions and nautical traditions

     

    BermudaTriangleCocktailRecipe Bermuda Triangle Cocktail

    Try this mysterious cocktail recipe this weekend.

     

     

    chinas atlantisChina's Atlantis

    Take a look at Lion City, the intact city China purposefully flooded.

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