Last Wednesday was Dad’s day off and we decided to spend the day at the beach! While we stayed at the boat and did our chores and Mom washed laundry, Dad went to the store and ran some errands. When he returned we packed everything¬†up, stacked it in a dock cart and set off!, Read More


As the spring turned to summer and the yachts from down south began their yearly migration from Washington State up the inside passage to Ketchikan and beyond I daily walked  past this menagerie of vessels on my way to Nadejda. Some vessels were power some sail, some small and meager others obscenely large and, Read More


You would think that saying is a given but for most of us it is easier said than done. Why? Well, it can be a journey just to discover what it is that you love to do. Today I spent time talking with Annika (age 12) about discovering what it is you truly enjoy, Read More

Bulk, yes we buy in bulk… or at least we used to. Living on a sailboat has changed the way I shop for groceries. Back on the farm where we lived 25 miles from either of the three closest towns (very centrally located!) I would generally shop once a month. I bought flour, sugar, Read More