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  1. Now for some Boat Shopping

    Sunday over, people back to work and school, it was time to get going on the other reason we’ve come to the East Coast - find a sailboat and go cruising for 5 or 6 months. Our plan is to find a smaller sailboat that is listed at under $10,000. Knowing that in this price range we’ll be finding boats that need a few repairs and many that will be simply trashed and overpriced I had spent months organizing a list of boats I found online, hopefully weeding out the bad ones, and it was time to organize ...
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  2. We made it across the country!


    8 days after leaving cold, rainy & snowy Seattle we arrived at Brad and Shannon’s house safe and sound, the Van made it! Seattle, Washington to Herndon, Virgina - over 3000 miles with stops and side trips, hiking, exploring, friends and great food and now it’s time to get to know some new kids, Mackenzie, Jackson, and PJ. We arrived for dinner on Saturday evening and got to spend some time with the ...
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  3. Back on the Road, Boulder to Cincinnati

    As if the weather gods were telling us to get back on the road we awoke Wednesday to 25 degrees and ice pellets heckling us to follow the heat East and get out of Colorado. Skipping the worlds Largest Cream Can in Denver we continued East out I-70 to our 3 “World’s Largest Items” we’ll find along the way in Kansas. First along the route was the World’s Largest Painting and Easel in Goodland, Kansas. This thing is huge! The Easel is 80 feet tall and the painting is 24 x 32 feet! This Van Gogh ...
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  4. Boats, Boats, Boats

    Here are some boat options that look good to me - there are a ton of boats for sale in our price range (under 10 grand) - these are the ones I have on the short list from afar. The constant debate is sailing ability vs. interior space. I usually lean towards sailing ability - especially since this is for a summer coastal cruise and not for wintering in a marina, offshore passage making and such. But it is hard to pass up interior creature comforts!

    Ordered by price, here are some ...
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