Tag Archives: Captain

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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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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Captain of Your Own Vessel

The wind in your sails and water moving under the keel. What better feeling of freedom can there be? For Fawkes it’s been so long since we’ve moved the boat strictly by wind. You see we’ve spent the last three … Continue reading

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Love Is In The Air

It’s February and that means Valentine’s Day is around the corner. Depending on your gender the holiday could bring about heart pounding anticipation or palm sweating dread. The descriptions are a broad stroke of generality, but accurate to some extent. … Continue reading

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Chocolate Almond Cheesecake

This time every year, the Captain takes over the galley and makes my birthday treat. Chocolate Almond Cheesecake. The mouth-watering tang of cream cheese with the decadent flow of chocolate all infused with almond and vanilla flavor. The base of … Continue reading

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Cruiser’s Guide to Fixing Things

MacGyver must have been a cruiser. Duct tape, silly putty and grit. That’s the life of a cruiser. Our last passage out to sea we discovered our steaming light had, for lack of a better word, disintegrated. No surprise, since … Continue reading

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