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Anchoring: The Highs and Lows

Just when we thought we had a handle on anchoring!

This is one topic all cruisers agree on; anchoring can be one of the most stressful boating activities. 948 more words


Key Biscayne to Islamorada

Well, it’s been a long day anchored off Islamorada (I-La-Muh-Ra-Duh, which is Spanish for Purple Island).  We have had a steady 25 knots most of the day, and now a steady 30 with higher gusts, along with a long fetch bouncing us around in a 2 foot chop.   750 more words

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Working with my husband

People ask me all of the time what it is like working with my husband, especially anchoring a show with him. I love it! I think it is amazing that I get to hang out with him at work and at home. 235 more words


Updating my cyberspace journalist 'brand' and writing in third person

In the news business, every couple of years, there comes that time to shake the dust off the resume, spruce up the personal website, and update that LinkedIn profile. 1,044 more words


Offshore and Sailing!

We had planned on going offshore from Lake Worth down to Ft. Lauderdale, but did not have a good weather window for doing so. It was at least 4 days before a break in the weather seemed possible, and even with bridges, we could make it in two days on the inside. 191 more words

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Sailors' Knives, Safety Gear and Tools of the Trade

One of the unique parts about being a sailor is the tools of the trade. There are not too many work sites where you are required to show up with a knife. 96 more words

When Fear Takes Hold Of Me.......

 The next time you begin to feel fear stop and reflect upon why and what your attaching it to.