Doug & Kathy’s Boatlog 2007-08-08 14:24:00

Happy Birthday Kathy! She’s in Dallas and I have 2 birthday cards for her here on the boat. I called to wish her a happy birthday, but I can’t play happy birthday on her keyboard, so I couldn’t get Daisy to join in. Daisy loves to howl along with that …

Doug & Kathy’s Boatlog 2007-08-07 17:06:00

I’m in Frankfort, MI and Kathy’s in Dallas with her Mom whom is recovering from bypass surgery. My prayers are with her today. Daisy and I cruised from Traverse City to Frankfort, which is 80 miles by water, but would have been only 30 miles by land be…

Doug & Kathy’s Boatlog 2007-08-07 17:06:00

I’m in Frankfort, MI and Kathy’s in Dallas with her Mom whom is recovering from bypass surgery. My prayers are with her today. Daisy and I cruised from Traverse City to Frankfort, which is 80 miles by water, but would have been only 30 miles by land be…

Doug & Kathy’s Boatlog 2007-08-05 18:51:00

Oops! Cruise-us Interruptus!While in Traverse City, Kathy got a call from Dallas that her mother needed bypass surgery, so she’s going to Dallas today (Sunday). We checked flights from Traverse City to Ohare and they all cost $1,000 or more on one d…

Doug & Kathy’s Boatlog 2007-08-05 18:51:00

Oops! Cruise-us Interruptus!While in Traverse City, Kathy got a call from Dallas that her mother needed bypass surgery, so she’s going to Dallas today (Sunday). We checked flights from Traverse City to Ohare and they all cost $1,000 or more on one d…

Doug & Kathy’s Boatlog 2007-08-03 15:15:00

We’re in Traverse City, MI at the far end of Grand Traverse Bay. Yesterday we went under the Mackinac bridge in rain and 3 to 5 ft. waves. The forecast was for 2 to 4 ft. waves, but that extra foot makes a real difference particularly in the Straits of…

Doug & Kathy’s Boatlog 2007-08-03 15:15:00

We’re in Traverse City, MI at the far end of Grand Traverse Bay. Yesterday we went under the Mackinac bridge in rain and 3 to 5 ft. waves. The forecast was for 2 to 4 ft. waves, but that extra foot makes a real difference particularly in the Straits of…

Doug & Kathy’s Boatlog 2007-08-01 16:51:00

Hey – For you loop Blog fans that read this sequentially, my brother Jim just reminded me that I left out 2 days. So, I just added July 20 & 21 blog days that I had saved in my computer while we had no internet access. In my opinion, July 21st is worth…

Doug & Kathy’s Boatlog 2007-08-01 16:51:00

Hey – For you loop Blog fans that read this sequentially, my brother Jim just reminded me that I left out 2 days. So, I just added July 20 & 21 blog days that I had saved in my computer while we had no internet access. In my opinion, July 21st is worth…

Doug & Kathy’s Boatlog 2007-07-31 14:19:00

We cruised down Whalesback Channel today to anchor at Sanford Island. As those of you who have cruised the North Channel with us know, Whalesback Channel is a beautiful place, full of scenic islands, fine anchorages, and in the summer, lots of cruising…