Category Archives: Weekend Cruises

#63: Cruising in Pensacola

Enough with the shipyard!  I think you kids need a little flashback break and a glimpse of what all this hard work is for and the fantastic cruising grounds we have right here in our home port of Pensacola.  Enjoy! … Continue reading

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I Get Delusional …

I think I-mona WIN! That probably needs some context.  It was a legal conference, many moons ago.  Phillip and I were listening to this speaker talk about, well, to be honest I can’t remember what his actual topic was, assuming … Continue reading

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Something Borrowed, Something Brewed

Alright, (while I can’t confidently speak to the inner-workings of tequila-making), I’m sure it isn’t actually “brewed,” but I needed it to work with my theme.  Just let me run with this. June 5, 2015: We have always found it … Continue reading

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Instant Pirate — Just Add Rum

Okay, who are we kidding?  He doesn’t need the rum.  He’s always a pirate. May 1, 2015: It’s B!  Our buddy, Bottom-Job Brandon (who has rightfully reminded me anytime I mention his name, I should also mention his company — … Continue reading

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Bon Buffett Voyage – Day Four: Buffett Brings Debauchery

April 24, 2015: While we love big bunnies and balloon animals as much as anyone, we were far more excited about the night we had ahead.  It was finally time for Buffett’s big debut!  It was Phillip’s birthdday, we had … Continue reading

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Bon Buffett Voyage Day Three – Burgers, Bunnies, Balloons … Oh My!

April 23, 2015: With a heavy heart, we woke the next morning in Ingram’s Bayou and took down the pyrotechnics, the ukulele amps and the aerial silk rig.  Nooooo!!! But, we were excited to make our way over to The … Continue reading

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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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Bon Buffett Voyage – Day One: A Shoddy Shifter

April 21, 2015: Last year, we spent the Captain’s birthday pillaging the shops of Duval Street, searching for “zee best key lime pie on zee island!”  We were smack-dab, mid-way through our 2014 trip to the Florida Keys and celebrating … Continue reading

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Solar Panels Bring the Blues

November 7-9, 2014: After our racy rendezvous with the Sundowner crew in NOLA we were itching to get back out on our boat.  Now that we had our slick solar panels installed and (presumably) working, it was time to take … Continue reading

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March 1, 2014 – Toss the List – It’s Time to Roll!

Work, work and more work.  It had been one chore after another for weeks.  You’re probably sick of it, too.  I know we were.   But I’m thrilled to say we finally made our way through that damn list.  Just … Continue reading

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