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
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!
You can track our travels via our Iridium Go!. The update interval is daily. (When we get better at Embeds in WordPress this will be a fancy display). https://forecast.predictwind.com/tracking/display/DharmaGirl
The day has arrived where we reflect on the years, months, weeks, and hours that we dedicated our focus to make tomorrow happen. Tomorrow we push off to start our new adventure that has awaited us. Tonight, we sit quietly, in our own thoughts, reflecting on our own stories. On the pat tales we created … Continue reading Tomorrow
And a new Log Book to begin logging our journey. Our first entry will be either May 20th or 21st. It's surreal to think that after living in this marina for 17 months, and Portland for 18 years, we will be parting ways by boat. Log Book - Volume 1
This will be a gritty post - no fluff just facts. In a March post we listed the big projects we wanted to complete that month including installing Block and Tackle for the Dinghy Davits. We did well with the Spinnaker Pole guys remaining. Give me a fist bump. Boom In April, our list included … Continue reading Where are we on our Project List?
Ah, the Dream. The dream that comes true when you put your heart and soul into it. The dream that is shared with others in story and photos. The dream that others respond, 'you are living the dream'. Ah yes ... the dream. But are there dreams that come true without some sweat and tears? … Continue reading Our Boat Project LIST(s)