It’s funny, all of this talk about how this ocean voyage would be a great chance for us to get away, disconnect, unplug and one of the first things Phillip and I talked about and looked into was a way to stay connected. 1,960 more words
I’ve decided to keep track of my usage of things like water, electricity, etc, on the boat. To that end, and because today is the first of a new month, I filled the water tank, emptied the toilet cassette and counted how much fuel I have. 202 more words
This ship may take up an entire cabin on our boat.
All pirates on deck!
My Christmas gift for Aaron – a homemade sack of boat rags. A sailor can never have too many!
Aaron’s gift to me – a fun and creative trivia game to plot a course through the Bahamian Islands, with tickets at each port for special gifts, like new sunglasses and delightful hand massages. That guy’s a keeper!
May I introduce, Princess Mermaid Claire.
Squigz! These suction cup building blocks will allow Claire to construct houses and towers that will stand tall even when the boat is heeled 45 degrees!
Hmmmmm… What should I make first….
A new book for Claire to learn more about all of the sea creatures we’ll be meeting on our travels, and a pocket magnifier perfect for taking a closer look during our island adventures!
Turkish towels, for beach/bath and our galley! I’ve been dreaming about these for years. Super lightweight, super absorbent, quick-drying and antimicrobial.
Aaron and I had a wonderful day skiing at Boyne Mountain, up north in Michigan. It had been eight years since the last time we were on the slopes. My guess is it might be another eight years before we are again. But it was a blast!