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  • Kids Corner: Tales Of The Pufferfish Clan

    Dun dun dun dun dun dun dun dun dun dun…okay I’m TOTALLY saying stuff on my mind… I’m also pretty bored, though. We just came back from a knot tying seminar,,,it was rad!!! Yeah, I’m now totally boRED. There has been… nothing actually, at least that’s interesting that’s happened. Maybe More

  • SURFFUR- An Ode To My Favorite Jacket

    As I sit here rocking gently at anchor with a great glass of chardonnay and a setting sun, I think about the past couple of years that have swam by rapidly.  In February of 2018 I wasn’t retired yet and was living in our house with the kids…Michelle was living More

  • Missing Work

    In July I left a career I truly loved and took the opportunity to cruise full time on our sailboat with my family.  I didn’t know what the future would hold, but I knew I was drawn to this opportunity.  About a month after leaving,  I had a good friend More

  • Projects and Purchases Right Before We Left-

    Today I’ll discuss some of the generalities of how much money and effort it took to finally untie the docklines and roll out of San Diego, down the coast of Baja and into our first three months of cruising.  I closely watched our finances before we left…cause we were pretty low on More

  • Sailing Down Baja: A Thousand Miles Of Savings?

    Today I’ll discuss some of the generalities of how much money and effort it took to finally untie the docklines and roll out of San Diego, down the coast of Baja and into our first three months of cruising.  I closely watched our finances before we left…cause we were pretty low on More

  • LF2SF Makes Top 25 List From “The Adventure Junkies”

    LF2SF has been named one of the Top 25 Sailing Blogs of 2019 by the adventure and travel Site…The Adventure Junkies.  The site does have impressive hiking, travel and adventure content as well as great high resolution color photos I love.  What an honor to be on the same list More

  • Kids Corner: Swimming With GIANTS

    Kids Corner is a feature on this website and blog that my 10-year old writes as weekly post about whatever’s on her mind at the time.  We do this to allow her to have a voice on the website and get her to correspond with other kids around the world More

  • Great Dane On A Boat: Baja Spa Day

    Quincy is a 133-pound Great Dane who lives on a cruising sailboat that’s currently somewhere in Southern Baja.  She’s lived on the boat for over a year and just transited More

  • Engine Frustrations

    Blogist Note:  If my frustrations shine through in my writing…I was frustrated at the time I wrote this.  The writing may seem a bit disjointed but I’m not going to change much cause I want the tone to come through.  I was sitting in a blowing anchorage with torrential downpours More

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