Monthly Archives: January 2016

#44: The Gift of Cruising

Big news kids!  I’m going to give an invaluable gift of cruising to one of my Patrons.  If you all help just a little, I can give something very BIG to one of YOU.  I believe this is the best … Continue reading

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“You’re Famous”

So, Phillip heads out one day to grab us some fish at Joe Patti’s here in Pensacola.  If you have not been to this place … My God!  It is like the fish mecca of the southeast.  I’m serious, there are … Continue reading

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#43: How Many Lawyers Does it Take?

Two apparently!  Removing these shrouds required some hefty plumbing wrenches and a few bad lawyers jokes but we finally got them off!  Enjoy! Thanks to my Patrons who help me share the journey.  Get inspired.  Get on board.

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#42: Taking Some Hits at the Yard

It seems the boys at the shipyard like to pick on the DIY’ers.  But, we can take a few light hits.  We’ll probably need their help along the way when it comes time to disassemble and fix all this stuff, … Continue reading

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Shooting the Breeze Podcast Interview

Another interview?  You’d think I would have run out of things to talk about.  But, Jeffrey Wettig with Shooting the Breeze Podcast by EscapePods.com definitely hit me with some very interesting questions that made me think twice.  One was whether … Continue reading

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#41: A Cause Worth Weeping For

Well … we found out why our stringers rotted.  You want to know?  Watch this.  Warning, it might make you cry, or weep at least, to know such a small, seemingly insignificant thing can dismast a boat. Thanks to my … Continue reading

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#40: Missing the Mast Already

It’s sad to see our mast lying lonely on her side at the shipyard.  She loves to be standing tall, with lots of folks “hanging around.”  But I sleep soundly knowing she’s got sunny, silky dreams to keep her warm. … Continue reading

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“You Should Write Fiction”

“With a female lawyer lead, perhaps she drinks a lot and has a dark past, something like that.” A follower recently told me this after reading Keys to the Kingdom and I had to laugh at the irony of it (and … Continue reading

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#39: Pulling the Mast!

Watch us run around like chipmunks in time-lapse mode as we pull the mast.  Pretty interesting to see her become completely detached and lifted away.  Also, enjoy the Video Breakdown by Yours Truly! Thanks to my Patrons who help me share … Continue reading

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#38: Here Comes the Crane!

Just a few last detachments (just a few, I swear!).  This mast pull prep is no effin joke.  But all that’s left now are the rods holding her up.  Here comes the crane! Thanks to my Patrons who help me share … Continue reading

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