A few days ago I had the honor of reading one of my articles at a First Friday event where the theme was Life Hacks. This means selling everything and moving to a sailboat must be akin to one of those “You’ve Been Doing it Wrong” videos where they tell you how to do a … More Needful Things Times Two
A few seasons ago, I was selected to be part of an elite collection of female authors who live, work, and play on sailboats around the globe. … More Bring a Truck. Motivated Seller. Cash Only. | Published in SisterShip Magazine
“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
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
We’re so happy to share our good news with you! Yesterday we sailed down the coast on our maiden voyage on Tara, a Gozzard 36. The water was cold, the winds were calm, and we spent the afternoon getting to know Tara’s personality which is quite different from Chiron’s. We’ve moved from a soulless urban resort … More The Big Reveal- Welcome Aboard Tara
We recently said farewell to Chiron. Our plans are bigger and better, emerging, growing, and filled with wondrous and exciting possibilities. Today Charles is gathering the final items from the cabins and lockers. I said goodbye over the weekend and my car is full of boxes holding our life and patiently waiting to see how long it … More Farewell to Chiron
Ahhh, the relaxed sailing life. Palm trees, dolphins, beautiful sunsets on the water. On this trip, remove the tropics, drop the temperature to 40 degrees with no heat on the boat and add a bunch of winter layers. Wine for me, please! We did have a beautiful sunset over the water, hats, scarves and wool socks aside. This morning’s hot topic … More What Does The Fox Say? Sounds Like a Banshee to Me.
“I have so much space,” said no liveboard ever. I recently watched an old episode of Small Space, Big Style, another garden variety home design show where the host takes us into “tiny living spaces.” One segment showcased a 1,000 floating cottage. 1,000 sq ft is tiny in what liveaboard’s world? Compared to our 34′ catamaran … More Tiny Houseboat or Spacious Living?