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Transitions in 2013

Posted on: Tuesday, September 17th, 2013 in: Essay

Gasp, could it be?  Boatless in Seattle?  After some nice spring outings, most readers who know us fairly well know by now that we did in fact sell our beloved Lea Scotia in June.  Our charter site www.seattlesailingcharters.com set the scene.  A nice guy looking specifically for a Taswell 43 of the same vintage contacted […]

We all Gotta Get Ashore

Posted on: Tuesday, June 1st, 2010 in: Essay

With continued delays here in South Florida, I thought I’d post an essay I penned in 2008, in the early stages of our cruise while we were heading south down the California coast: ___________________________________________________________ Although there are about as many different types of boats cruising out there as there are political opinions in November, there […]

Radio Flyer days

Posted on: Friday, August 21st, 2009 in: Essay

When we first arrived back  in Seattle three weeks ago, Kiera had never ridden a tricycle before.  Successfully.  Sure she’s sat on them before but actually getting to propel it foward was another thing.   I would guess that fellow 3-year-olds have long conquered the three wheeled beast, but alas, Kiera has had to forgo having one.  Not […]