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Annie On the Ball!

April 13, 2014: So, now you know our first night at a KEY was not the peaceful, dreamy stuff Sandals Beach Resort commercials are made of … Ahhh … bring me another cocktail Pedro. But, we at least survived it.  Despite my … Continue reading

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April 17-23, 2013 – The Crossing: Chapter Two – Sailor’s Delight

On the 18th, the crew woke to a lavender sunrise and a light breeze.  It was a beautiful day.  We were rested and ready to go.  We tore through the Hampton Inn schmorgas board breakfast and hit the road.  Our … Continue reading

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April 17-23, 2013 – The Crossing: Chapter One – Sail Groupies and Sardines

So the boat, while ours, was still down in Punta Gorda, with only one way home: across the Gulf of Mexico. The plan was to drive down on the 17th, a Wednesday, set sail on Thursday morning and, over the … Continue reading

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March 8-10, 2013 – Road Trip: Part Deux – The Pacific Seacraft

Let’s see … where was I?  (With all the yard-selling, hog-tying and other Naan-sailing events I’ve been throwing in here, it’s easier than you think to forget).  Ahh, yes.  Day two of the Road Trip.  It was Saturday morning and … Continue reading

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March 8-10, 2013 – Road Trip: Part One – The Drive!

A lot of people have asked me: “A sailboat? Really? Nights and days on end, stuck together on a tiny, little boat? Annie, are you sure?” And, I can tell you, the best way to find out if you can spend hours cramped in … Continue reading

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