Archive for 2017

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Posted on Aug 28

Even the beautiful days have their challenges

We pulled out of Newport Marina 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 John...

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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 would preceed without ceremony.  Some people have a night of...