I am a liveaboard with my boyfriend Cory on a 1999 Hunter 340. We belong to San Leon Sailing Club, TMCA (Texas Mariners Cruising Association) and Portofino Harbour Yacht Club. I have my own custom canvas business called TRS Canvas Creations. We are pretty active with our boat and have plans in the next year or two to take off and go cruising. Our usual sailing grounds are Clear Lake and Galveston Bay.
Taking off cruising in probably about two years. Maybe less if we're lucky!
Welcoming Self Back to BloggingBefore retirement there was always time to blog. Journaling and writing articles flowed from my fingers. Click-clacking across the keyboard, nearly as fast as my high school typing days breaking the speed/accuracy records of my classmates, is how I whiled away sleepless nights. My energy level allowed swimming for 45 minutes each morning. Then, keeping in stride with the ad, I ran on Dunkin' in order to paste on a sincere smile as I opened the car door to greet…See More
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