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48North Lifestyle Shout outs Silliness

On Being a Cruising Boat Guest

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April 12, 2018

Last February, our good friend, Cat, from Seattle came to visit us in Mexico. Within hours of her joining us on Halcyon, she had…

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A day in the life Lifestyle Travel

A day in the life (chapter 3): Following Spontaneity

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March 19, 2018

I woke up naturally around 7 but laid in bed for a while listening to the birds chirping and the howler monkeys howling before…

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48North Lifestyle Silliness Underway

Do Rats Fart?

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February 27, 2018

Some of you were following along on social media as we duked it out with our recent boat guest. Here is the whole story,…

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Lifestyle Travel Underway

It sure is windy

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February 20, 2018

When we were in Southern Mexico, we had to contend with the Tehuantepecs, forceful winds that tear across the skinny bit of Mexico from…

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Lifestyle Underway

Dreams really do come true

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February 14, 2018

About three years ago, John and I decided it was time for a vacation. Not a vacation in that “take time off work to…

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Lifestyle Underway

Drama Sells

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January 10, 2018

Drama sells.

My most popular blog posts are the ones about the big winds and temperamental engines, tense moments and broken spirits. (Like this one…

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Boat work Lifestyle

I going to misses you

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December 26, 2017

I am perched cautiously in a dusty plastic chair, with two of its legs sunk into the rutted dirt road and one suspended on…

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Culture Lifestyle Travel

2 days amid 20 million people

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November 13, 2017

We are not city people. We are drawn to quaint towns, beachside villas, adventurous activities, relaxed vibes. When we go on vacation, we do…

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48North Lifestyle Underway

An ode to Autumn on the Salish Sea

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November 9, 2017

In our travels so far, I can say with confidence we have not discovered a place better suited for cruising than the Pacific Northwest….

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48North Lifestyle

A Year Goes By

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September 18, 2017

Is it too cliché to start this with a contemplative statement like “I can’t believe we’ve already been cruising for a year” or “This…

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