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Living the dream on a Nordhavn 40

X-Mas at Sucia Islands
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Montague Harbour

Leaving Port Sidney Marina, my navigation software plotted a route to Montague Harbour that zigged and zagged through many rocks. I...


(The other one) Crossing the border was uneventful, with beautiful calm and clear weather. Arrival into Port Sidney Marina isn't...

Good-Bye Blaine

The last dinner with friends, the last good-byes, the last rabbits to run after. Leaving is also part of the life of the traveler. We...

We have a dog!

Princess, typical Husky, has never behaved like a typical petting dog. I'm told this is normal and common for her breed. They show their...

Home Alone

Oh No! Di-Enid left me Home Alone (with Princess that is). Just when we were really starting to have fun, Di had a family trip lined up...

Eagle Harbor

Taking it easy We made our way to Eagle Harbor on Cypress Island after NAPS in Anacortes. A...


We had originally planned on doing our provisioning on arrival Anacortes, figuring we would get that out of the way before diving into...

Nordhavns Everywhere

On the way and attending NAPS (Nordhavns Around Puget Sound) I had been lucky to attend the first edition last year -by car only...

San Juan Islands and Orcas!

With a short window of a few weeks to explore the San Juan Islands before we must leave Washington State, we decided to head down from...

Happiness is an Ice Cream in the Park

Or the simple joys of life. Di and I were walking Princess in the Park opposite our marina in Blaine, savoring our delicious locally made...

This is not a drill

This is not a test. We've arrived back on the boat just over a week ago and have been organizing things ever since, as well as getting...

The Last Days in Houston

The pile of stuff. If there is a constant in this project it is the amount of stuff we had to move, pack, give away and more. This is the...

How to keep a Husky cool in Houston

Princess enjoying a bed of ice. She stayed there a good five minutes before I decided to pry her off and finish our walk. She is so well...

Hello World

We're nearing the end of the planning part of the project and getting closer to the day we will sail as a family, exploring our blue planet.

Mapping the Dream

"So, how do we make this happen?" we both wondered. "We sell everything, buy a boat and live within our means" I said. "Show me..." Di...

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