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 when you are going NE. So off we went. Winds weren’t … Continue reading Waiting out the rain…making cookies
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: I consider myself a competent cook. I can follow a recipe … Continue reading Pita Bread….but on a boat!
Sometimes when you are just wandering, you find the most interesting spots. We found the Garden Bay Hotel….follow this link for the story about our walk down a garden path. https://sway.com/7XcB1eAH6EMbBPto?ref=Link Continue reading Led down a Garden (Pub) Path
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. This is the Raritan PH II head, the king of manual … Continue reading Poop! What do you do if you can’t do what you need to do?
OK, so we’ve actually been off for several days now. We are sitting on the hook here at Galiano Island, thinking about when to charge across the Straight of Georgia to Vancouver. Then we realized, oh maybe we should write something so these first days are not just a hazy blur in August. We left Tuesday, May 1, and it feels like just another summer … Continue reading WE ARE OFF TO ALASKA!