Tag: Florida

Days of rest.

I have been taking it easy for the last 4-5 days. I have not started anything that might balloon into the a major task. What I have been doing is cleaning up, yet again, and finding homes for things that have been laying around… Continue Reading “Days of rest.”

Cooling System Fix

Wednesday Sept 28: After getting back from my unscheduled trip (see Ian and illness and solo and running away), I spent the rest of the day rinsing off all the salt spray on the outside of the boat and tidying up. Sitting up on… Continue Reading “Cooling System Fix”

Solo and Running Away…

Monday Sept. 26: After a three days of hurried prep work and fighting an infection (see post here) I was under way to leave the marina and find shelter from hurricane Ian. This was not how I imagined my first cruise would be, running… Continue Reading “Solo and Running Away…”

IAN… and illness

Buckle up, this turned into a long post. It’s been a rough week or so. On Monday and Tuesday (Sept 19 & 20) the temperatures were getting into the 90’s again. With the heat and boat work I was feeling sluggish so when Wednesday… Continue Reading “IAN… and illness”

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”

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)”

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”

Elevated View of St. Augustine

The St. Augustine Camera Club got access for ten of us to take pictures of the sun set off the roof of the Treasury Building downtown. The building is the tallest one in downtown St. Augustine. Flagler Hospital is the tallest structure in the… Continue Reading “Elevated View of St. Augustine”