Rundy Hamblen, age 80+, in her Jet ski on the Chesapeake . .


This is definitely the kind of photo I want to have in my obituary — assuming it’s publishable in a family newspaper (assuming, I guess that there still are newspapers, too).

From the Post’s obituary at

With her oxygen tubes coiled around the handlebars, she skimmed over choppy waters, throttle wide open.

Bless Rundy Hamblen. . . .

About Bruce

Work for sustainable development of small islands and the Chesapeake Bay; ex-Peace Corps (Volunteer and staff) in LA & Caribbean; cruised Caribbean on S/Y Meander for three years; like small tropical islands, French canals, Umbria, Tasmania, and NZ. Married 52 years to the late Kincey Burdett Potter (see President of the now-sunsetting Island Resources Foundation.
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