Category: Just for fun!

Staying busy

Being homeless (as a result of selling our Nordhavn 47, ROAM) has given us the opportunity to travel and spend time with friends and family. While we’ve enjoyed ourselves we’ve also worn out our welcome at more than one family member’s house! We spent more than a few weeks at Michelle’s family ranch this summer […]


I AM THE KING OF THE WORLD!!!

It’s 2:30 in the morning and I’m on the tail end of my midnight to 3:00 AM shift. Michelle will be coming up soon to take her turn at the helm, but in the meantime, I sit in the “Chair of the All Powerful”, aka the helmsman’s seat, monitoring our progress and feeling in control […]


Shark!! (And A Dang Good Grouper, Too)

This is really a story about my friend Mark Cole and his willingness to put himself between a shark and me while spear fishing in the Ragged Islands. I’ll let Mark, in his own words, tell the story, but first a bit of background. I’m new to Spear Fishing. Oh sure, I’ve carried around a […]


Traveling with Pets

  Tugboat and Sailor are part of our family and travel with us, wherever we go. We often meet other travelers that tell us they gave up their pet(s) in order to go cruising. Our dogs bring us so much joy on a daily basis that we can’t imagine not having them with us. To be […]


Project Sunset – near Gwen Island, VA

This summer Michelle and I have seen some spectacular sunrises and sunsets and I’ve been wanting to take a time lapse with my new Nikon D7200, but I just haven’t been able to pull it off. When the conditions were right, I had other commitments, or couldn’t get set up for the right shot. I […]


The Love Affair Continues…

We arrived in Bermuda on May 25th. I fell in love on May 26th and the love affair continues. With no AC racing going on this week, we’ve been spending quite a bit of time ashore. Everywhere you look are lush gardens full of beautiful flowers and plants. Here’s a quick view of some of […]