• Random

    Cleaning the Bottom

    My clock says 5:36am and a book just fell on my head. I am groggy since we moved the boat out to the sandbar at high tide last night and dropped anchor a little after 2am. I can hear Geoff on deck. Can’t I just sleep a little longer? The boat lists sharply to the side and I know I can’t. The books come down from the shelf into the bed and I walk down the middle of the boat, now at about 20-degrees, making sure everything else on the high side is secure. I grab breakfast and climb on deck. Geoff is now below making sure everything in our…

  • Boat & Home

    SV Brave Dragon

    “Skye, it’s time for your nap.” “I’m not Skye.” Ok, what toddler nap-avoidance tactic are we going to try today? “Ok, who are you?” “I’m a brave dragon. RWARRRRR!” Her roars are somewhat adorable. She roars complete with an open mouth and two hands in the air. For a long time, she’s been watching Doc McStuffins with my Aunt Peggy and I’ve downloaded a few episodes for her Kindle (something for her to watch when I have an unexpected work call). One of the characters is a stuffed blue dragon, Stuffy, who repeatedly tells everyone that he is a brave dragon. Skye has apparently taken this to heart. On a…