The Air was Soft, the Stars so Fine: A Sailboat in Europe

In the weeks since Charles returned from sailing in Europe, I’ve listened enviously to his adventures and daydreamed about sailing in waters far, far from home. He spent five weeks touring the coastal waters and canals of Europe and the Mediterranean on the maiden voyage of a Swan 54, directly from the factory. Yes, it … More The Air was Soft, the Stars so Fine: A Sailboat in Europe

A Sailboat Tour | And Here is Where I Keep My Pens

“One can furnish a room very luxuriously by taking out furniture rather than putting it in.” F. Jourdain I’ve shared a lot of things with you, but I’ve never properly invited you into our home. I’ve never pointed out the little catch-all basket where I keep the things that don’t have another home like my half-sized … More A Sailboat Tour | And Here is Where I Keep My Pens

Charles Went Sailing in Europe and We Adopted a Baby Sailboat

When introducing myself to a mixed bag of adults who may or may not be parents, I usually say we’re happily married and we have a beautiful dog. The phrase we’ve adopted a… has never been used for small humans and is generally only suitable for me when referring to pets or new habits, but whether … More Charles Went Sailing in Europe and We Adopted a Baby Sailboat

Big Apple Pie for a Tiny Kitchen – From Tiny House Magazine

There are a few things I consider myself especially lucky to have. Aside from the big ones like our dog Sylvie, and the H Trifecta, husband, health, and floating home, this apple pie recipe is high on the list. Tiny House Magazine was kind enough to share it with their readership in issue 64 and … More Big Apple Pie for a Tiny Kitchen – From Tiny House Magazine