Sailing Tosca for the First Time

Sailing Tosca for the First Time

When I decided to move to San Juan Island… before I had ever been on a sailboat, heck! before I had ever been to the island, I couldn’t think of anything I wanted more than to be out on the water among the whales. About a year after being out here, I met...
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,...
Epic FART 2017: Day 8

Epic FART 2017: Day 8

Day 8. We finally arrived at our final destination, Anacortes, WA. We drove 2,650 miles and had many adventures along the way. The first half of this road trip has been truly epic. A life changing experience. Or life changing for me at least. I’ll talk more...
Epic FART 2017: Day 7

Epic FART 2017: Day 7

Day 7 of our Epic First Annual Road Trip and we finally crossed the border into Washington! We left our RV park in La Grande, OR midmorning. We stopped for groceries and got lunch along the way–these kids eat so much!! We were initially going to stay at an RV...
Epic FART 2017: Day 6

Epic FART 2017: Day 6

Day 6. We have almost survived one week of living on the road. That’s pretty spectacular if I do say so myself. The days are running together and I never know what day it is. If it weren’t for me writing in the blog regularly, I wouldn’t even...