The cold weather today calls for a fresh hot loaf of apple cranberry bread. The heat from the oven can’t hurt! Roads are reported to be impassible and the folks who manage the local infrastructure are urging us to stay home but I don’t mind at all. Charles is getting a lot better on the … More We’ve Got a Guitar, and Baked Goods in the Oven
So there’s a blizzard going on in the mid-Atlantic this weekend. They’re warning people to stay off the roads, whiteout conditions, threats to life and property, potential wind gusts of up to 60 mph. And the marina is closed. We received this email from the dockmaster: “The snow is still coming down here and wind … More The Marina is Closed. Also Known as a Bit of Snow.
As a sailor thinking about what’s going into our cruising endeavor, I’ve thought a lot about storing water, provisioning enough food and supplies and how to get water and power while underway without the magic of municipal utilities. While searching for the best ways to store my eggs, which foods keep without refrigeration, cooking with propane … More Are you the Ant or the Grasshopper?
My best friend is 80 in people years and has never set paw on a boat. Time to change that with a trip to our fabulous cat-amaran. OC’s never seen stairs before and a catamaran has two sets. I wasn’t sure how he’d do but he quickly figured them out. OC spends about 22 hours a day … More Teaching an Old Cat New Sailing Tricks
You can sail to Philly but it’s a little faster to drive there when you only have two nights and it’s New Year’s Eve. We’ve been to Philly a few time but this was our second New Year’s Eve trip. I think I see this becoming an annual thing. We love the city and our … More You Can Sail to Philly