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We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us

Yup, we escaped once again.  Ventured out to Keewaydin Island which is a barrier island in Florida that has no cars, roads or bridges.  An environmental group stopped a bridge to the island.  Locals and visitors can enjoy the experience …

New Cruising Plans

Where do we want to cruise next? This is always a topic of conversation as we plan our yearly travels. Having cruised up and down the east coast for the past ten years, we are ready for a new adventure. The Bahamas are nice but to go further south down into the Carribean would present […]

"Bustin" out of the trailer park

We recently cut the lines, and ventured out to one of our favorite anchoring spots for an overnight.  Keewaydin Island, for our boat, can only be approached on high tide.  It’s Izzy’s favorite place – dogs are allowed on the beach.  Duri…

Birds of a feather….

Nate and Primo had a special visitor this week while at Sunset Bay Marina in Stuart. Margo, an Umbrella Cockatoo, along whit her human friend, Michael, came over for a short visit. Margo has been in contact with us for several years as she wanted to learn about life aboard a boat in preparation for […]

The Haul Out

We ease Idyll Time into the haul-out well precisely at 9:00 AM, our scheduled haul out time at Cracker Boy Boat Yard. As the slings were positioned around the hull, Jeff and I departed IT to nervously watch as she is slowly lifted out of the water and onto the hard pavement. Although we have […]

Scottish, Dutch, Latvian, Irish, English & Swedish

 our family of immigrants.Not like the brazen giant of Greek fame, with conquering limbs astride from land to land; Here at our sea-washed, sunset gates shall stand A mighty woman with a torch, whose flame Is the imprisoned lightning, and her name…

St. Augustine to Ft. Pierce

We hope everyone had a happy holiday season. Our Christmas holidays were spent at the City Marina in St. Augustine while visiting with family and friends. We have stayed on the mooring balls here before but this was our first time at the city docks. We enjoyed the proximity to town and kept busy each […]

Moving On 2017

Meant to post this when we got from Christmas in Minnesota – things got busy, but once again, better late than never.  A little old mixed with a little new.We are back  on Broulee – fun to reconnect with everyone at home.  Santa Claus ar…

I guess, better late than never????

2016 was an interesting year?  My mom took ill and turned up in the ER in June, ICU next and Lung Rehab for the month of July, As usual, she’s a trooper/fighter and is back on the mend.  Of course, both my mom and dad have decided to stay in …

OK, update from St. Lucia.

We left Martinique in less than ideal conditions as we needed to meet our cargo in St. Lucia, we have a shipment arriving from Florida via Tropical Shipping. Took us 4 months to get here from Florida by sea, Tropical, 5 days.Called Tropical this am, ye…