Category Archives: Captain’s Chair

What I Did On Summer Vacation

As the United States gears up for the frenzy of Black Friday after sharing a feast of Thanksgiving with friends and family, we cruisers are just finishing our summer season. That’s hurricane season to the rest of the world. I’ve … Continue reading

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Feast or Famine

Life of Riley Cool drinks with little umbrellas. Sailing into the sunset for excitement and adventure. We feast on a lifestyle that most only dream. So why do I write about feast and famine? Because life isn’t that simple no … Continue reading

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Charity Begins at Home

I’m a big fan of giving of myself. I’ve volunteered all my life for one cause or another. It always amazes me how one little problem in life can turn into such a worthy cause. Author Brenda Novak has signed … Continue reading

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Changing Directions, From East to South

Life is funny, scary, delightful and downright hard. For the last six months we’ve been taking the thorny path to paradise. This trip has been anything but boring. We’ve seen new places and people. We’ve survived 8-10 foot seas, pounding … Continue reading

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Paradise with Responsibility

Many of you following this blog have said you enjoy the photos of where we’ve been. Today, the pictures are more disturbing. They begin at home. Waves lap and grind coral and stone to a fine sand. They also carry … Continue reading

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MANday Challenge

Here’s a fun contest for you to participate in. My blogging friend Jillian Dodd does an excellent MANday post on Monday’s. If nothing else, it will get your juices flowing on a Monday morning. Now she’s convinced a very fine … Continue reading

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Little Things in Life

The wind is howling, the skies an angry shade of grey. I can’t stand without bracing myself as the boat shimmies and shakes. All this while at anchor. A frontal trough is moving through the area bringing high winds and … Continue reading

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