Sometimes I just think about stuff, and I don't necessarily mean sailing things. Sailing, especially cruising, is conducive to that. Most sailboats are, relatively speaking, slow boats. It takes a long time to get where you want to go. During those times, when you're just moseying along, or sitting in a sheltered bay with the sun going down, a person has time to ask those questions that often are drowned out in the hustle of the day to day to life.
Here are some of my thoughts on various questions.