Category: travel

Boat update

Wow! I have made a lot of progress over the last 4-5 days. I have gotten into a routine that seems to work. I get to the boat about 6 am, work till about 9 am, run out and pick up supplies, screws, nuts… Continue Reading “Boat update”

Boat Has a Visitor

Over the Labor Day weekend my youngest brother Mark came down for a visit. I was planning on visiting him before I left the area, but he made the drive, and it was great to see him. However, I had to tidy up to… Continue Reading “Boat Has a Visitor”

Bigger boat?

Since I had to leave the RV park I was staying in Pensacola because it was booked for the weekend, I used that time to go St. Augustine to pick up the remaining items out of my storage unit. While packing the house to… Continue Reading “Bigger boat?”

Back on the boat!

For those of you just joining or need a refresher on what’s going on, here we go. Around the August 2021 time frame, we had an epiphany of sorts. Linda asked everyone around the dinner table “what the one thing you want the most… Continue Reading “Back on the boat!”

Move in day (part 2)

My first try at moving into the boat got nowhere fast. See part 1. With things not working according to plan while taking possession of my boat, I hatched a plan to carry on. Getting back to Washington I focused on house and RV… Continue Reading “Move in day (part 2)”

Camping with Three Dogs

We took the whole pack to Fort Worden Historic State Park for one night of camping. The park is located on the Admiralty Inlet in Port Townsend, Washington, where the Straits of Juan de Fuca meet Puget Sound. It is a beautiful area and… Continue Reading “Camping with Three Dogs”

RV Projects

I got back home from the boat and after a couple days of travel recovery jumped right into RV projects. One of the things needed was to set up the new to us Kia Soul to be towed behind the RV. Before I left… Continue Reading “RV Projects”

Moving in

Now that I’m tied up at the marina, my plan was to take inventory of what the previous owners left and do a thorough cleaning. Everything should have been working on the boat because it was when we left the dock on the base.… Continue Reading “Moving in”

First Boat Ride

It’s now the time in this tale where I get on the boat and claim her as mine. Whoo Whoo! To get the boat, I first had to get it off the navy base where it was located which was no small task. Access… Continue Reading “First Boat Ride”

Catch 22 and Boat Insurance

Re-published after some edits. If my closing drama wasn’t dramatic enough, do I have a tale. When I signed the paperwork for the boat, I revived a boat insurance quote I had started over a month ago. I sent in some final bits of… Continue Reading “Catch 22 and Boat Insurance”