Waiting out the rain…making cookies

So sometimes you get sun. Sometimes you get rain.  Leaving Shearwater and Bella Bella, we took off north on a blustery Saturday. The forecast, frankly, wasn’t that great. SE Winds of 20, raising to maybe 30 at some point.  But the thing is, wind at your back, from the SE, is a helpful thing whenContinue reading “Waiting out the rain…making cookies”

Pita Bread….but on a boat!

Fact 1: My husband and I are traveling to Alaska and back over 4-5 months. We have been blessed with retirement and are taking a trip of a lifetime (I hope the first of many). We also live-aboard our Passport 40 sailboat now for that last 1.5 years. It changes your perspective. Fact 2: IContinue reading “Pita Bread….but on a boat!”

Poop! What do you do if you can’t do what you need to do?

As I’m sure you all realize by now that a cruising sailboat is really miniature house or apartment.  There is a an entry, a living room, a kitchen, places to sleep like your bedroom (only ours rock us like we’re in a cradle…but that’s a different story). And there is a place to poop. ThisContinue reading “Poop! What do you do if you can’t do what you need to do?”