Nine Needful Things | Published in Tiny House Magazine

When you’re planning to live on a sailboat, or in any other type of tiny space, you usually think of getting rid of things. While that generally works wonders, you’ll also need to buy a few things things to help keep your remaining possessions stored efficiently. In a recent issue of Tiny House Magazine, I … More Nine Needful Things | Published in Tiny House Magazine

What I’ve Learned Since Going Tiny | Published in Tiny House Magazine

We’re coming up on another anniversary of living aboard our sailboat full time. We’ve learned so much since we downsized from our last 500 sq ft apartment on land and moved aboard. In the article below, I share my thoughts about existing comfortably in a small space. It’s not for everyone, but it works oh … More What I’ve Learned Since Going Tiny | Published in Tiny House Magazine

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