Unscheduled Down-time

March 2, 2017 in North America, TearAway, Travelogue, United States

Blasting (at a snail’s pace) through Florida. Hey, it’s warm and we can stay without marina fees… how can it get better?

Catching Up

January 9, 2017 in North America, TearAway, Travelogue, United States

It’s been a long while since I updated you on the voyage south. Apologies. I’ll try to get you caught up. In the process, you’ll understand a theme with this trip… catching up.

Merry Christmas from Daytona Beach!

December 25, 2016 in North America, United States

Every year for the past three I’ve consciously made this our “last family Christmas.” I’ve been tangibly aware, for a while now, that my young people are flying the nest […]

Passage to Cape May, NJ

December 4, 2016 in TearAway, United States

Making the jump to Cape May, NJ… into the open ocean.

Halloween on the River

November 22, 2016 in blog, TearAway, United States

Halloween on the Hudson and midnight in Manhattan

Down the Hudson

November 13, 2016 in North America, TearAway, Travelogue, United States

On the Hudson, where TearAway remembers her identity and proves she’s ready to act like it.

Oswego and Erie Canals

October 24, 2016 in TearAway, United States

We were surprised by a turn of good weather, after preparing, mentally, for nearly a week of delay in Cape Vincent. Instead, after just one day of waiting, it looked […]

Launch Day

October 18, 2016 in blog, TearAway, United States

After weeks of delays, weeks of work, and weeks upon weeks of planning, TearAway was finally launched.

Three Weeks Gone; Two to Go

September 3, 2016 in Canada, TearAway, Travelogue

It’s been three weeks that TearAway has been sitting at anchor in our bay. Three weeks since we blew out the exhaust elbow and I’ve been unable (unwilling) to move […]

Christmas Crazy: Welcome Home

December 23, 2015 in Canada, North America, Travelogue

My house, at this moment, is a rodeo. At five thirty, when I gingerly tiptoed to my kitchen to quietly make tea and then tiptoe to my seat at the […]

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