Many people think active dog breeds must live in houses with lots of land, but we disagree. We share well under 200 sq ft of indoor space with our Australian Cattle Dog, Sylvie. She’s happy, healthy, and gets lots of exercise both indoors and outside. I recently shared Sylvie’s story with Tiny House Magazine. If … More Big Dog, Tiny Home | Tiny House Magazine
We survived the recent bomb cyclone that plunged most of the east coast into an icy nightmare of bitterly cold temperatures, blizzards, gale force winds, burst pipes, and you can feel free to fill in the blanks with the details of your personal winter hell of choice. … More The Cyclone Ends. The Sun Returns.
This is the adventure in which we take down the sails for the season and eat a whole pie in less than 24 hours. … More Happy Thanks-spaghett-ing Weekend
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.
We’re waiting for sailing season and we can’t stand being away from the water. Renting a cabin on the river during a particularly mild weekend seemed like a quick fix. Long evenings in front of the fireplace lend themselves to sitting quietly and this was a great time to finish my nephew’s baby blanket. By the way, … More A Cabin on the River
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.