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A Drink and a “Hurricane”

Living aboard a 37 foot piece of real estate while slowly sailing through previously unknown bodies of water is fun and exciting, yet it is an experience that requires vigilance to your ever changing surroundings while paying attention to ever … Continue reading

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Retirement is hard work

It has been a long time coming, but we are as ready as we are going to be and will finally push off the dock this morning and head South down the Chesapeake Bay. We have a short weather window … Continue reading

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Nothing Worthwile is Easy

Just sayin…it is time to leave the unfinished business behind!  All One good thing I learned from my career was the importance of setting deadlines. Without them, time seems to just slip away, and before you know it, plans need … Continue reading

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Getting closer to sailing…

Visited Harmony, still on the hard, to check on progress of much needed repairs, and to place some boating items, including new dinghy oars, onboard in preparation for our return this Fall when she is launched. She had much needed … Continue reading

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Landlocked on the Tennessee River

It has been an ultra busy few months since we sold our house in DC and our condo in Annapolis. We stayed with my son and his family for a couple of months, which was a bit tough on them, … Continue reading

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A new chapter begins

Well…we sold the Annapolis, MD property in Nov, and we sold the DC property in late Dec 2011. The majority of our worldly possessions are now in storage, and in mid-Feb we will begin a land tour of family and … Continue reading

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New boat systems tested

Managed to get 2 days aboard During July. Tested all the new systems…LOVE the Raymarine x5 Pilot auto helm!!! Frustrated with the Raymarine e90w and the radar…way too much to learn. Turned off the AIS alarms…very annoying. Need to figure … Continue reading

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