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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

  • Big Green Egg On A Sailboat: A Unique Way To Cook

    The Big Green Egg (BGE) is a specialty cooking system in most countries (where you can find them) and admittedly expensive to boot.  Since the BGE (Company) is based in the US and the use of the barbeque as a means of cooking is a backyard specialty…you can find the More

  • Quincy’s Corner: How We Have A Great Dane On A Cruising Boat

    This is Quincy’s Corner.  New to her corner? Quincy Dane is a young 6-year old Great Dane who lives on a cruising sailboat with her kids and feeders…who live full time outside of the US on the boat.  The feeder (that’s me) loves traveling with kids, sailing/cruising and adventure travel.  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

  • Kids Corner: The Life Of A Cruiser Kid

    I’m going to say this outright: cruising is hard. Sure, maybe its worth it for a really pretty or fun place, but it can have it’s downsides, and can sometimes be just downright SCARY. But that’s okay. Sure, I’m new to this whole cruiser kid thing, but I get around. More

  • Living Without The Electronic Leash

    Thanksgiving night we sat around a dinner table with about 14 fellow cruisers in Bahia de los Muertos enjoying conversation while awaiting our meal.  I had enjoyed slowing down and really getting to know some of the cruisers we had traveled with during the Baja Ha-Ha.  Although I was still More

  • Quincy’s Corner: Giant Breed Dog On A Boat

    We’re not experts on much, specifically about larger dogs on boats, but having lived on a sailboat (both on the dock and now out cruising) with a giant breed dog (Great Dane) for over two years now…we’re qualified to comment at least.  Our Great Dane (Quincy) seemed to take to More

  • Catamaran Overhaul- A Photo Perspective

    I’ve never been on board a Chris White designed Catamaran of any kind; so when I was given the chance to get onboard a large one while she was getting a complete overhaul, I jumped at the chance.  This large and impressive beast had already circumnavigated and it’s owner decided to More

  • Kids Corner- Regatta Day

    La Cruz Kids Club Regatta Okay…once again, I have zero idea what I should write about (this is, what, the fifth time?). sigh. OH. I know.   So I bet More

  • A Word About Homeschooling

     A Word About Homeschooling by the HelmsMistress There was an endless list of considerations as we prepared to cut the docklines and leave.  Of these, the one thing I had all figured out was how to homeschool my kids while underway on a sailboat outside of the country….Bhaaaaahhhaaahaaaa!  Not More

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