Monthly Archives: July 2013

April 29, 2013 – Oh the Irony!

While I could easily entertain you with what we did that weekend, the food we ate, the movies we saw, all with cleverly-timed quips and supporting Google images, this is, in fact, a sailing blog, and I imagine (scratch that, … Continue reading

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April 26, 2013 – Comfort Food

We spent the day Friday working (despite all deceptive blog content to the contrary – we do, in fact, have day jobs, which we certainly needed to keep in light of our impending boat-related bankruptcy) and recovering from our kite … Continue reading

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April 25, 2013 – Oh, Go Fly a Kite!

So, we left the boat in Carrabelle and made the last leg of the trip back to Pensacola in some non-descript Ford Festiva-like rental car.  And, poor car, if my best recollection of it was some model that could only … Continue reading

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April 17-23, 2013 – The Crossing: Final Chapter – Did He Say Curly Fries?

We all stood helpless, watching the boat inch closer and closer to the Catamaran.  I closed my eyes and gritted my teeth (the only thing I knew to do at the moment) while my mind conjured horrific images of boat … Continue reading

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April 17-23, 2013 – The Crossing: Chapter Seven – Right of the River

We didn’t reach the mouth of Carrabelle River until around 9:00 p.m. on Monday night.  It had been a very long day (and an even longer night).  Nerves were worn and it was clear we were trying not to snap … Continue reading

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April 17-23, 2013 – The Crossing: Chapter Six – Never Trust a Non-Drowsy Drug

After the dinghy incident, Mitch’s “non-drowsy” Dramamine kicked in again and we lost him to the settee (the boat’s version of the couch) for another 8 hours.  Phillip and I stayed up at the helm through the night, enjoying the … Continue reading

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