Social Bonanza in the Bay

One of my favorite aspects of life on a boat, and there are many, is the social aspect. During covid our social life existed mainly on Zoom or from several feet away and even that felt threatening. Thank goodness, life is returning to normal. A boater's life that is. Our life is typically filled with... Continue Reading →

Cape Cod to Chesapeake Bay

From Boston we headed through the Cape Cod Canal to Onset, Massachusetts which appeared to be worthy of a longer stop next time. However, we were on a mission to get to Nantucket; I had looked forward to this visit for two years. Ultimately, I was a bit disappointed in our time spent in Nantucket... Continue Reading →

Bye-Bye, Maine…Hello, Boston

We fell in love with Maine. We became acclimated to the cool temperatures and conquered the plethora of lobster pots, at least we didn't have any run-ins with them (this time!). Scott loved the rocks, especially since we didn't touch any of them (meaning with our hull!). The trees, seals, harbor porpoises, and lighthouses were... Continue Reading →

The Middle of Maine

Hiking in Reid State Park with Torie and Gary.The rainbow after the storm while we were docking. Who knew we would fall in love with Maine? Just the thought of picking our way through all the crab pots and fog gave us great consternation.  We could easily have blown Maine off except for the fact... Continue Reading →

Headed for New Territory

Maine...buttered lobster rolls, blueberries, fog, lighthouses, lobster pots, rocky beaches, and did I mention buttered lobster rolls?  No doubt in my mind, the main reason to visit to Maine is the buttered lobster rolls!  Typical mornings of fog. We had a series of fairly short day cruises with anchorages at Port Washington, NY, Branford, CT,... Continue Reading →

Finally…Family Time!

Shame on me for not writing sooner! Now I have a lot of time and places to cover and I will try not to drown you in too many details! I hope I'm still living on a boat and walking the docks at 91.5 years old like Marty! As usual, we rushed up the ICW... Continue Reading →

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