Archive | cruising life

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things I’m loving… part 1 of a bunch

Hiking with friends! From climbing up the ridge above Puerto Don Juan with Jaime (s/v Don Quixote) this summer, to last week’s ridge hike with PJ… source of the amazing panorama shot below, and one off-kilter timer picture of the two of us. Good times. Who says skirts don’t make good hiking wear, anyway? Sorry, […]

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pinch me

Years ago, before grad school and babies and big jobs and houses, Jamie and I moved to Seattle. New town for me, new coast for him. The first friends we made there were Brad & PJ Baker. Last week, we were reunited with Brad, PJ, and their boys in Mexico. They left Seattle in August […]

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Going home

We’ve been in the states for nearly three months now, road tripping our way though some beautiful landscapes and great visits with friends and family. Our time north of the border has brought new appreciation for the cruising life, and helped the differences in our lifestyle this past year into focus. We’re ruminating on those […]

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Reflections at the half-year mark

Six months ago today, we left our home on Bainbridge Island and embarked on an open ended journey as a family. Our long held plans to go cruising, finally realized! Our excitement at finally reaching the departure milestone to depart is hard to describe- truly, it was a dream come true. As we were escorted […]

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