Category Archives: Good Grub

Bon Buffett Voyage – Day Two: Sheer Entertainment

April 22, 2015: I don’t know if you guys can handle this–a dolphin display, an aerial acrobatics show, and a ukulele concert.  Light the flame-throwers, blow the pyrotechnics, it’s time to get RAW! Yeeaaaaahhhhh! Alright, there were no pyrotechnics, but … Continue reading

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Sundowners and Sultry Ladies in N’awlins

September, 2014: Ahhh … Dani and Tate.  Perhaps I don’t have to introduce them to you all here.  You probably already know them.  They’ve earned a bit of a celebrity status in the sailing blog world and have certainly been … Continue reading

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Strictly Sail Finale – Memorable Miami Moments

February 15, 2015: Waiter No. 1:  “Ahhh … Here we are folks, the spicy tuna tartar.” Phillip [swallowing a bite of his curry]:  “No, sorry sir.  We’ve got our food already.” We shrug our shoulders and get back to our … Continue reading

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Strictly Sail Miami – Day One – A Bitchin View

February 11, 2015: I know, a blog post in real time?  Modern day 2015?  This is crazy!  But, it was all too exciting to let simmer on the back burner.  While we embarked on plenty of adventures, excursions and (always) … Continue reading

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How To Make Friends at a Marina

May 11, 2014 (Mother’s Day!): There are two ways, either 1) cook up a savory dinner on the community grill, open a box of wine and invite everyone to share it, or 2) play the best loud music, open a … Continue reading

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Sax Sultan in the Beer Garden

May 10, 2014: After the horrendous slam-a-ground just outside of the Port St. Joe bridge and the heroic motoring of our boat to get us off the shoal and bring us safely to port, the Captain, the boat and I … Continue reading

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I Wouldn’t Use the Word ‘Run’

I wouldn’t.  It just doesn’t quite capture it.  Jumped.  Landed.  Struck.  Those are all more appropriate.  But, run?  No.  I wouldn’t say we ‘ran.’ May 10, 2014: After a wild, peanut-shelling, hatty-hour hollerin’ night at Bowery Station, Phillip and I … Continue reading

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Hatty Hour’s Over

May 10, 2014: We didn’t last long after the fun-loving Blue Dolphin Crew and their Roo showed us such a great time at the oyster warehouse and diner.  It was a few hazy steps back to our boat docked right … Continue reading

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The Blue Dolphin Crew, a Roo and Us Too

May 8, 2014: “Well, how long you plan on staying, son?” Chief Varnes asked. “Uh, two nights, sir.  Maybe three,” Phillip responded. “Alright, why don’t we say thirty dollars a night.  You head on over to City Hall tomorrow morning … Continue reading

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Who You Gonna Call?

May 7, 2014: So, the whole world and only Carrabelle’s got it …  I know your curiosity is killing you.  As one faithful follower put it, “I’m sure the server crashed with the flood of responses you received.”  Touche.  But, … Continue reading

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