Faithful readers, if you know this one you've been to Canada (it's $5). We've been up here for roughly the last 2 1/2 weeks, making our way through the Gulf Islands, Howe Sound, and now find ourselves on the Sunshine Coast, on the mainland side of British Columbia. So far, so good. I found I … Continue reading What makes two Toonies and a Loonie?
A Preface First, an apology. I thought I had published the Part One of our San Juan visit, but apparently had only saved it in draft form. That explains the dearth of comments about our travels thus far, or that we've just become wildly unpopular. We meet Sondra & Roy Sondra is an old friend … Continue reading Pig War! ( or all the other stuff we did in the San Juans)
Since I've just doubled my blog content publishing to date, I thought I'd share another post. Besides, it's almost time for lunch and maybe a nap afterwards. Arriving at Blind Bay Our initial plan was to head into Friday Harbor and spend a few days there settling in after our protracted visit to Port Townsend. … Continue reading Cruising the San Juan Islands – Part One
Well, we've finally moved on from our extended stay in Port Townsend and find ourselves in the San Juan islands. Since it's been several weeks since we've posted an update, let me try to bring all you faithful readers up to speed on what we've been up to. If you're as fond of the inner … Continue reading A Port Townsend Recap
I can start by stating the obvious and share that our last post was a month ago but why? I can try to explain why we haven't posted in over four weeks but why? I can explain that we have been preoccupied with unexpected boat projects and incidents but why? I do want to share … Continue reading The Unexpected
Hello Faithful Readers - You're all probably wondering why our Tracker hasn't updated recently or why we haven't posted traveling pics or updates in the last few days. Well, it ends up we hit a pretty big good-news-bad-news scenario right out of the gate. The Bad News First On our leg up from Astoria to … Continue reading Oh Lord, Stuck in Port Townsend (Again) …
One evening I was reading a reblog post of a fellow blogger, Life Free 2 Sail Fast, who is more prolific in posting than moi, and I ask ... "Hey Babe, are we part of the FIRE movement?" "Yes babe, we are. In fact, we're more like others who call themselves FIRE Barista ... because … Continue reading F.I.R.E. Barista Style
It's been three days since we left the docks in Portland. We are held up in Astoria due to prevailing coastal weather. Our next window looks to be Saturday. In the meantime, we visited a few of our favorite breweries, got many naps in, and completed a couple of boat jobs; including making a Lee … Continue reading Surreal
Happy Monday Everyone. Well, our day to get underway has finally arrived. We're equal parts nervous, excited, and grateful. Nervous, because well, the big thing we've worked so hard for over the last several days, months, weeks, and years is becoming a reality. Excited for the same reasons. We're also really grateful - all the … Continue reading Departure Day is Finally Here!
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