browser icon
You are using an insecure version of your web browser. Please update your browser!
Using an outdated browser makes your computer unsafe. For a safer, faster, more enjoyable user experience, please update your browser today or try a newer browser.

Monthly Archives: October 2012


Saturday we awoke to calm weather and I was surprised to hear that our weather zone had a “Small Craft Advisory” issued. Stranger still were the lobstermen conversing on the VHF, planning to head back to port, saying the lobsters could wait another day. In hindsight, we probably should have listened to NOAA and the … Continue reading »

Categories: Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Strange Names…

Our last day on Mt. Desert Island was Wednesday, October 3rd. Sabrina did laundry while I washed the boat and filled our water tanks (in shorts and a t-shirt as I mentioned previously.) Upon departure we had big plans, but we only made it back to Little Cranberry Island. After two weeks of cramming as … Continue reading »

Categories: Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Top of the Mountain

As I said yesterday, we’ve decided that it’s time to leave Mt. Desert Island and start exploring the rest of the Maine coast as we head south. Last night when we pulled of our hiking boots (which are really running shoes, we don’t have hiking boots on the boat) we had climbed 18 of the … Continue reading »

Categories: Uncategorized | 2 Comments


Yesterday our cruising friends Dave and Jess left JV and headed back to Canada. We had a great visit with them, catching up, hearing about adjusting to life after cruising, and discussing how our adventures have changed our outlooks on life. They brought some delicious Canadian treats, and I’m sure Jess should hold the title … Continue reading »

Categories: Uncategorized | 4 Comments