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Anticipation, Anxiety and Preparation

First day at school, graduation, college, these are our first major mile stones. Then we move to new jobs, relationships, marriage, and children. Each step on our journey in life is met with excitement and trepidation. What’s around the corner? … Continue reading

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Sailing 101: ICW Part 1

For those of you who know a thing or two about boating and/or sailing, you can sit this one out. I’m talking with the curious of you, who have been stuck as land dwellers all your life. I speak of … Continue reading

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Mandatory Down Day

The migration south has started and none too soon. The cold and wind have picked up. Hurricane season isn’t officially over until the end of November. So there’s a balance between really heading south to warmer climates and waiting safely … Continue reading

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Cultures and Traditions in Food

The Captain will tell you he went two years in our married life without a repeat meal. I’d have to say he’s probably right. I had someone to cook for who liked to eat and I loved to experiment with … Continue reading

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Roles we Play and Awards, oh my!

On S/V Fawkes my husband is the Captain and I’m the Admiral. Or so we of the fairer sailors like to think. In reality we’re partners in this adventure we’ve embarked upon. A constant on our boat is if one … Continue reading

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Where Cruisers Gather

Do you remember neighborhood parties? Or when the kids were gone from sun up to sun down in the neighborhood? It’s rare to see today, but some neighborhoods still do. More than ever we migrate to family and close friends. … Continue reading

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Warm the Crew with Chili

Fall’s fast approaching and there’s nothing like putting on a pot of warm chili. On Fawkes, the Captain is the chief chef for this dish and he’s graciously allowed me to share his recipe with you. First, I want to … Continue reading

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