Our broken heart

December 11, 2018 Over the past couple of weeks our beloved puppy Sparticus started deteriorating very quickly. He lost the ability to control his bladder, and his bad eye developed another bleed. In the past 36 hours, things got even worse. On Monday, he lost […]

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Calling it quits…

November 30, 2018 Don’t let the post title fool you – we are NOT calling it quits on this boat. Not by a long shot. Read on. Last week, I told you all about the shenanigans with anchoring at New Smyrna Beach. It was, shall […]

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Ponce Inlet shenanigans

November 25, 2018 St. Augustine was a very short trip for us not by choice, but because we got kicked out of the mooring field. Well, kicked out is a bit dramatic – we could only secure a mooring ball for 3 nights. We made […]

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Hilton Head to St. Augustine

November 19, 2018 After a week and a half in Hilton Head, with inclement weather and an unstable sea state (with up to 9’ waves), we finally had a window to head further south. Next stop would be to see Erik’s folks. They live in […]

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Onward to Hilton Head, SC

November 15, 2018 Nobody likes getting up at 1:30a, heck, some people are usually just going to bed at that time, but in our case, getting up at that hour was making me feel pretty excited. I was feeling confident and ready for our first […]

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Eating our way through Charleston, SC

November 5, 2018 We are huge foodies. Seriously, as in we used to plan vacations to cities known for their outstanding cuisine. We once planned this amazing trip to Napa, California for an entire week dining at some of the nation’s best restaurants, including Thomas […]

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Cape Hatteras to Charleston

November 1, 2018 Our crew, Bruce Rich, arrived around 3p on October 29th to get settled in and start learning the boat. I ended up working until the last possible minute and at 4:30p told my colleagues that I needed to jump off the call […]

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Preparing to leave

October 28, 2018 The reality of weather is that while it may be predictable, it is not infallible. In fact, Mother Nature likes to mess with us quite a bit and toss crappy weather on the weekends, which means for us, there would be no […]

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Our renaming ceremony

October 20, 2018 Through rain and shine, we got Music & Lyrics logo on the boat! Of course, we messed up the placement on the port side which meant we had to order another logo and that delayed our renaming ceremony, cutting it close to […]

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One step back, but two steps forward

October 15, 2018 The late summer breezes sure have carried some dangerous storms to the SouthEast this season. Our latest storm, Michael, created some catastrophic conditions for the Gulf Coast and my heart goes out to all of those impacted by his fury. As the […]

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