“A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.” – John A. Shedd When Dunbar and I were first dating, we made a combined dream/bucket list of various travels. So, we selected one quest and bought TaDa with the main goal of taking 2+ years sabbatical and cruising the … More To Cross or Not to Cross, that is the Question?!
With sandy toes and salty kisses, we became the Mr. and Mrs! In honor of Valentine’s Day, I thought I’d write about our Floridian beach wedding. Dunbar asked me the happiest 4 words I’ve ever heard during a beach picnic in Nantucket on Joy-ly 5th. I couldn’t stop smiling as I called my family and … More Fairytale Wedding
My goal is to play catch up on this past summer’s sails so that I can start writing about current events. I know that it may not be exciting to read about past travels, but the OCD in me wants the blog to be in chronological order. So, I will touch on just some highlights … More Dodging lobster pots and hiking Maine
“If you want something done, ask a busy person.”- Benjamin Franklin If you haven’t given up on reading our poorly updated blog, then you will be happy to know that we are making a commitment to start writing again. I could state a long list of reasons for not writing such as having no internet … More Comfortable Laziness
What. A. Week! Last Sunday we motored over from Rockland and had planned on staying in Five Islands. We noticed a little more smoke than usual from the engine on the way over (okay, so we couldn’t figure out why the smoke alarm kept going off!), and when we arrived in the tiny little harbor … More Engine Issues
“As soon as I saw you I knew an adventure was going to happen” – Winnie the Pooh Nantucket will always hold a special place in my heart… After a 6 day crossing from Bermuda, going from hot to extremely cold weather and reduced visibility due to fog, we were extremely happy to arrive in … More Love from Nantucket
Behind the smiling face in my jumping TaDa photos often hides pain. I’ve suffered from migraines since I’ve been about 15, and I’ve tried all sorts of remedies. The only thing that helped was a prescribed sumatriptan, such as imitrex, to dull the throbbing pain. I thought perhaps when I stopped flying and my body … More Migraine Control
“I know not all that may be coming, but be it what it will, I’ll go to it laughing.” – Herman Melville, Moby Dick While I knew more what to expect overall for our second crossing, I didn’t expect the drastic weather change. We physically went from sailing in bikinis and Dunbar nude 🙈 one … More Moby Dick and other Tales
“Wherever we travel to, the wonderful people we meet become our family.” – Lailah Akita Since Dunbar covered the play by play for the 35th America’s Cup, I’ll give a little history into America’s Cup and play tour guide for the beautiful island of Bermuda. In order to learn more about the tradition of America’s … More The heart of Bermuda
Watch and enjoy our video from our 3 weeks cruising the Bahamas.