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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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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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How to rebuild a transmission

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August 21, 2017

During the passage to Zihuatanejo back in April, our transmission took its last breaths. Once we had sailed onto anchor, recovered from the passage,…

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Community

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June 3, 2017

 

(This article appeared in the May edition of 48 North)

When I turned 16, I threw a day-long party in the backyard. No gifts, no…

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It takes 6 months

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May 2, 2017

*This is my article published in April’s issue of 48 North. You can head here to read the magazine version*

Before we left Seattle, those…

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Blog Lifestyle Silliness

Adventuring to Dinner

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April 14, 2017

 

The guidebooks rave about this place; a “cruiser’s paradise” they call it. Embodying what Mexican cruising should be, they say, it holds the honor…

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Cruising is Different than Living Aboard

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April 7, 2017

*This is my article for March’s issue of 48 North. You can check out the magazine version here (pg 36)*

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For five years before cutting…

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