John, I have just perused through your website, read all of your
stuff! All I can say is brilliant, entertaining and funny
and thought-worthy. I will keep it for George to read.
I must say you have a genius quality. Everyone will love
it. It can't possibly do anything short of overwhelming
success. -- Carol Remington.
"I found John
Buchanan's Tiller Tales to be sumptuous and excitingly
different from the run of the mill cruising tales, thank you John
for sharing your experience." -- Tommy Poppell,
S/V Dream Weaver
11/24/07: "We loved 'Café
News' when John first presented it years ago at the marina in Isla
Mujeres, Mexico; it gave something to look forward too each morning;
it spiced up our life. John has a special sense of humor."
-- Dick & Kathy de Grasse,
11/30/07: "I was fortunate
enough to be a cruiser in Isla Mujeres when John first did Rick's
Café on the Isla Mujeres cruisers net. It became a staple of the
daily production. It was looked forward to by virtually everyone in
the anchorage. There was always a play on words that never failed to
amuse. It was usually humorous, occasionally cutting but never
disappointing. I've enjoyed reliving the stories. -- Steve Schams,
s/v View Finder
12/04/07: After reading
'Cafe News' I am reminded just
how glorious it was to be living on a small sail boat in 2004. I
long for the sights, sounds, warmth, camaraderie, and the daily
cruisers Net punctuated by "Cafe News from Rick's Cafe".
John never failed to entertain. The Palapa of Knowledge
will never be replaced. The hurricane took everything but
our memories, photos, and John's words.
I remember the moment Nereis pulled into the harbor in Isla
Mujeres not knowing that my life had just changed forever.
-- DK Schams, s/v View Finder