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Archive for August 2017

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Posted on Aug 28

Even the beautiful days have their challenges

The other day we pulled out of Newport under sunny skies, calm seas, and light winds. We threw up the spinnaker (the large colorful sail, used in lighter, downwind conditions) and settled in for a relaxing day on the water. From below deck I heard...

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Posted on Aug 07

Cutting the Docklines

John and I eloped, just he and I, and the staff of the Valdez, AK courthouse on a spring day in 2008.  So it seems fitting that at the beginning of this adventure we should begin without ceremony as well.  Some people have a night of...