Featured Blog Posts – June 2012 Archive (3)

Beautiful Bermuda

Since our unscathed arrival last Monday, I have thought about the journey home. To tell you what an asset Maryanne is would be an understatement. Her demeanor keeps my attitude on an even keel. Her ability to troubleshoot is also calming. I have an issue with over oiling,,,,

Met some guys on s/v golden brown from Brooklyn. The captain and crew are quite good looking but a little young for me. More importantly their spirits were high as they designed a plan for jury rigging… Continue

Added by Marlene Anne Sassaman on June 30, 2012 at 2:31pm — 1 Comment

Random thoughts about stuff

Gee, how's that for a title?  Oh noes!  A nonalliterative title....oh well!


Life continues on in the marina.  I will be moving into the Owl in 2 weeks, around the Fourth of July.


Bogie the bird enjoys being out on the deck in his cage watching and listening to everything.  The man across the dock whistles to him every morning, and Bogie is most enthusiastic joining in the chorus. African Greys are rulers of the whistle...and will always beat you in a…


Added by Charlotte Radford on June 25, 2012 at 8:37am — No Comments

It depends on the weather

When earning my degree of Doctor of Education it was said that a main advantage of having acquired such an accolade was that it brought a certain right. When asked what the 'right' was, I was told I would have the right to answer any question with the preference, "It depends." No one knew at that time that I was serious about solo sailing. Truly, this adventure sailing offshore from Port Canaveral, Florida to Sandy Hook New Jersey has been all about depending on the weather.

O.K. I've…


Added by Marlene Anne Sassaman on June 13, 2012 at 9:28pm — 1 Comment

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