Tag Archives: Fawkes

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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Gems Among the Stones

How often do you stick out your hand and introduce yourself to your fellow humanity? How many times have you found the diamond in the rough because you did? It was the summer of 2008. We were still new to … Continue reading

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Feast or Famine Part 2

Dieting isn’t about not eating. It’s about eating the right foods. Mostly, what I’ve learned through the years is that less is more, but more often is better. Once your body knows it won’t go hungry, it has no need … 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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Little Things that Entertain

There’s not much that doesn’t present itself as entertainment on a boat. When the yacht club positions itself at the vortex of a lift bridge and said bridge opens during happy hour. There’s entertainment. I could admit there are ulterior … Continue reading

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Laundry the Old Fashioned Way

I’ve been asked what I do with my time all day on a boat. As noted before, even the most mundane tasks take extra time. It had been four weeks since we last dropped our laundry off and for $31 … 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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