Wedding Bliss…On Much Less Than $27,000

“So how goes the wedding planning?” We’ve been hearing that question often these days. Apparently we have only about 50 days until the wedding date.  Gulp. Truth be told, we have yet to stress out too much about this “most important day of our...

How To Build A Windscoop

  We searched far and wide for a plan set for a simple windscoop, and we came up short.  Terry at Yacht Valhalla had an interesting design for a squall proof windscoop, but honestly it looked a little complicated for our first sewing project. Between Lin and...

If You Can’t Stand the Heat…..Build Your Own Windscoop

You can order a windscoop online for $40, and in a few days a package will show up on the doorstep, no muss, no fuss. $40, though, will also buy about two weeks worth of food for the would be cruiser in Mexico. But first a little background…Summers in the...

To Die Having Never Lived

The Dalai Lama, when asked what surprised him most about humanity, said: “Man. Because he sacrifices his health in order to make money. Then he sacrifices money to recuperate his health. And then he is so anxious about the future that he does not enjoy the present;...