Category: travel

Planning the Winter Route

I took the dogs to the groomer to get cleaned up in preparation for attending a birthday celebration for Jason, our son. They came home frisky. Their coats are beautiful. Their black hair shines. Following is a minute video of them playing after they… Continue Reading “Planning the Winter Route”

Downtown living

Pulled into the ST. Augustine Municipal Marina yesterday (26th) to start a 30 day stay. With the upcoming closing on the Florida house, getting access for the flooring contractor, and taking delivery of a ford maverick, I needed to be stationary with the boat.… Continue Reading “Downtown living”

Dawn & Dusk Fort Matanzas anchorage

I have been snapping cell phone pictures of some sun rises and sun sets to share with Linda to help her work thru the Washington state rain and gloom. I’m going to share them here as well.

Dawn & Dusk Pine Island anchorage

I have been snapping cell phone pictures of some sun rises and sun sets to share with Linda to help her work thru the Washington state rain and gloom. She said I should be posting more so here I am sharing the pictures.

Boat update…

Its been several weeks since a boat post so here we go. I have been both busy and at times bored out of my mind. I continue to do boat work which consists of many small jobs. One of the things I did during… Continue Reading “Boat update…”

Gift of the days…

Shortly after we starting RVing we came to understand things don’t always go to plan. Many times we would set off for the days adventure only to get shot down by one thing or another. During those times, more often than not, we would… Continue Reading “Gift of the days…”

Camachee Cove

We had to move from the St. Augustine Municipal Marina at 11:00 to the Camachee Cove Marina no sooner than 12:00. It is within 3 miles. We had to get through the Lions Bridge drawbridge and arrived there within 10 minutes of the scheduled… Continue Reading “Camachee Cove”

Passage Stats

Here are some stats about our trip: About 700-715 statute miles 19 days (two of them not traveling) 7 nights in a marina 1 night at a mooring ball 10 nights anchored 1 night crossing the Gulf 140 hours on the engine 40.9 hours… Continue Reading “Passage Stats”

St. Augustine – End of Passage

We left Daytona Beach at sunrise and saw thousands of gulls perched on docks, bridges, sandbars, etc. The last time I saw that many gulls was also in Daytona Beach. See post here. The sun shone beautifully off the bridges as we headed north.… Continue Reading “St. Augustine – End of Passage”

Cape Canaveral to Daytona Beach

We had another day with very little wind and made it to Daytona Beach. As we were leaving Cape Canaveral, we passed by the Merritt Island Wildlife Refuge. We saw large flocks of dark colored birds. I could not make out what they were,… Continue Reading “Cape Canaveral to Daytona Beach”