Perhaps the only thing harder to find in Vancouver than liveaboard moorage is an affordable detached home. Some of the marinas have years-long lists. If you’re lucky you might find a boat you love (or maybe can live with) that comes with that golden ticket. And sometimes, once in a blue moon, you just get lucky.
Handsome Hubby and I have talked about living on a boat for a few years. Often it was in the abstract – “wouldn’t be great to live on a boat” but we really didn’t do too much about it. Then in the last six months, it changed from a dream to something we wanted to do. Continue reading “Moving onto a boat!! It’s going to be a new adventure”
Red sky in morning, sailor’s warning…may be true, but they’re still beautiful! Saw this one over Padilla Bay in Washington State.
Today’s picture comes from La Conner, WA where we met this lion’s mane jellyfish. Before our trips this summer, I had never really seen these impressive jellies.
This past weekend, handsome hubby and I took our Tollycraft 26′ boat for the two-hour run to Anacortes. The purpose? To join other Tollycraft Boating Club members for a mini-rendezvous. Or perhaps, more accurately, to have fun (wine, food, laughs) with friends on Cap Sante Marina’s docks.
While the weather forecast wasn’t great (we need rain but it could have waited until Monday!) it didn’t look bad when we set out on Thursday. Continue reading “A boat, wind and an extra-long weekend”
“When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive – to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.” ~ Marcus Aurelius
This summer when we were out on our boating adventure, we struggled a bit with having enough electricity while at anchor. Now, part of that was due to the fridge door being left open overnight (yeah, my bad).
But we also realized that the current fridge wasn’t the most energy efficient. It’s a household bar fridge with the teeny, tiny freezer that is effectively useless.
Continue reading “Finding money in refrigeration”