It’s About Choices

It’s About Choices

This morning as I was taking Tucker out for his usual morning stroll, there was a vehicle parked on our side of the one-way street. So I took Tucker across the road assuming they were in the process of driving away. As we walked past them, the driver rolled down his...
The Next 24 Hours

The Next 24 Hours

We woke up on Sunday with our boats still rafted together… and wet carpet. When we had first arrived at Decatur, the carpet was slightly damp, but I thought it was from Tucker spilling his water. That wasn’t it. The carpet had proceeded to get soaked over...
Maiden Voyage

Maiden Voyage

There was a meteor shower scheduled for Saturday night, so I decided it would be a good time to take Tosca out on her maiden voyage. Destination: Decatur Island. I finally felt like I had enough done that I could safely take her out.  I had new chain, new anchor line,...
Tosca: A Tour

Tosca: A Tour

When I found my Tosca, it was one of a very short list of boats I had seen that I could actually envision myself living on and sailing. So, when we were able to negotiate the purchase, I knew it was meant to be. She had spent the previous winter on a stand being doted...
I bought a boat!

I bought a boat!

My first week of being 35 has been synchronicity at its finest. Something finally clicked for me the last week of March and I made arrangements to go and check out a boat in Oak Harbor when I went to the mainland for the weekend.   A few hours after we checked her...