Rod Mackay's writing and his paintings of Lunenburg, Nova Scotia and St.Andrews, New Brunswick, Canada. Notes concerning North American folklore, legend and myth.
Wednesday, July 18, 2007
Pilot House of the "Sherman Zwicker"
This ocean-going vessel has a main mast which is 84 feet as compared with 125 feet for "Bluenose II." She can cruise at 9.5 knots which is a little better than the more famous schooner under full sail.
Rodney C Mackay is a traditional painter in the acrylic medium. He has been a newspaper reporter, high school teacher, antique dealer, bookman and biological technician. He married the late Anne Torey of New Glasgow, N.S. in 1957.They had four children. He had his first one man show in Fredericton, New Brunswick in 1972 and he has been a full-time painter since that time. Three years after the death of his first wife, he married Ruth Brown in 1998. They reside in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia