Doug & Kathy’s Boatlog 2007-08-13 20:03:00

We completed America’s Great Loop Route Cruise today!!! Nonchalance is home in our marina, tied up safe and plugged in. I’ll be sleeping in my own bed tonight (I’ll probably be wondering why it isn’t gently rocking). Paul and I crossed the last 9 miles…

Doug & Kathy’s Boatlog 2007-08-12 20:25:00

A nice tour Day in Chicago today.My daughter, Ann, and her friends Ian, Margaret, Mark, Rebecca and Brett came down for a little harbor cruise, and they brought good munchies for lunch. We cruised out past the Chicago skyline and around the Adler Plane…

Doug & Kathy’s Boatlog 2007-08-12 20:25:00

A nice tour Day in Chicago today.My daughter, Ann, and her friends Ian, Margaret, Mark, Rebecca and Brett came down for a little harbor cruise, and they brought good munchies for lunch. We cruised out past the Chicago skyline and around the Adler Plane…

Doug & Kathy’s Boatlog 2007-08-11 14:25:00

I’m in Chicago, lovely Chicago!Here’s the Great Loop Route map with our red line going all the way back to Chicago. There’s only a teeny little line between Chicago and Wilmington, IL that I have yet to color in red. I’ll do that Monday. Today, we crui…

Doug & Kathy’s Boatlog 2007-08-11 14:25:00

I’m in Chicago, lovely Chicago!Here’s the Great Loop Route map with our red line going all the way back to Chicago. There’s only a teeny little line between Chicago and Wilmington, IL that I have yet to color in red. I’ll do that Monday. Today, we crui…

Doug & Kathy’s Boatlog 2007-08-10 18:57:00

I’m in Benton Harbor, MI, just 60 miles across Lake Michigan from Chicago!It was another day of less than one foot waves. Really a perfect cruising day. Halfway through the day, Roger and Cheryl Keast, boaters from our Illinois marina, called. They wer…

Doug & Kathy’s Boatlog 2007-08-10 18:57:00

I’m in Benton Harbor, MI, just 60 miles across Lake Michigan from Chicago!It was another day of less than one foot waves. Really a perfect cruising day. Halfway through the day, Roger and Cheryl Keast, boaters from our Illinois marina, called. They wer…

Doug & Kathy’s Boatlog 2007-08-09 19:22:00

I cruised from Pentwater to Grand Haven, MI today. It’s really not as much fun cruising without Kathy… nobody to share the experience with. And Daisy mostly just sleeps on the sofa until we get into port. When the engines start idling up the channels…

Doug & Kathy’s Boatlog 2007-08-09 19:22:00

I cruised from Pentwater to Grand Haven, MI today. It’s really not as much fun cruising without Kathy… nobody to share the experience with. And Daisy mostly just sleeps on the sofa until we get into port. When the engines start idling up the channels…

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 …