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
This is the one in which we went to Newport, Rhode Island, had a few touristy adventures, and dropped Charles off at the seaport for a long sail to Bermuda and St. Marten. … More The One in Which a Road Trip Turned into a Marriage Proposal
Perspective shifts when you’re surrounded by water on all sides but up. Vision and outlook change when your home floats and also when your home can sink. Frame of reference becomes altered when tides and currents, nature, and living half outdoors takes the place of sidewalks, traffic, and elevators as the first and last stop … More The Things I’ve Noticed
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.
Photographer husband + dog who loves adventure = the best way to spend the evening before a sail out of the river and north into the open waters of the bay. Our 18 year old cat OC and our 8 month old pup Sylvie settled in comfortably while we prepared to leave the dock. Away from … More Sailing into the Cold and Silent Dark of the Night
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