A new beginning — posted by Erin

Over the weekend I suffered from a bout of the stomach flu. I’ll spare you the graphic details, but as I was sitting on the cold bathroom floor, awaiting the next onset, I started...

Annyong! Welcome to our new blog!

Brian and I are starting a blog to keep y’all in the loop about living on our boat and preparing ourselves (and the boat) for a few years at sea. We’ll share with you...

Fear and loathing in Seattle — posted by Erin

As kids, we’re supposed to believe that we can do anything. The old adage, “You can do anything you set your mind to,” grows as familiar as a favorite pair of Levis after hearing...

Six months to go — posted by Erin

Today is the six-months-to-go-until-we-set-sail-into-the-vast-unknown-called-the-Pacific-Ocean mark. (We might have to come up with a shorter name for that.) It’s hard to believe it’s already March. Or, more accurately, it’s hard to believe Brian and I...

Nighttime

The other night Brian and I went on a midnight photo shoot around the marina. Here’s one of our favorites.

And so it begins- Friday Harbor, WA USA — posted by Brian

On a beautiful summer day in Redmond a few years ago Erin and I made a short stop in the public library. I don’t know or remember what we were looking for, but I...

The Search for the Perfect Boat- Port Madison, WA USA — posted by Brian

Searching for the perfect boat is a lot like looking for the perfect mate. There is searching and courtship followed by what’s hopefully a long and happy relationship. There are a wide variety of...

To Cruise Or Not To Cruise- That is the Question- Princess Louisa Inlet, BC...

A few weeks ago a buddy from high school came into town for a conference. We were sitting around one afternoon in the boat chatting about our cruising plans. I was going on and...

Two weeks in — posted by Erin

Brian and I are two weeks into a month long exploration of British Columbia. Right now we’re anchored in Garden Bay – one of a group of small bays in Pender Harbor, a few...

Maybe Tomorrow: Desolation Sound BC Canada — posted by Brian

We’re just over two weeks into our trip to Desolation Sound and finally starting to feel in the groove. The last few weeks before leaving were such a busy rush it took time to...