At the end of summer we de-named and re-named our boat. It was a ceremony full of pomp and circumstance and booze. After we had the repair work done to the transom, and had the boat painted, all vestiges of the old name were gone so we had been a nameless hulk for a couple […]
In our NYC apartment we didn’t have an outdoor space. In our Columbus house there were always bugs plus the outside air had a curious smell. In California we were too busy. In Seattle it was always raining…
The first few weeks of honest-to-goodness live-aboard life were spent sleeping in the vee-berth on the foam mattress that came with the boat. It’s good for a night or two but my back was beginning to complain after that third night. Our fondest (sleep-centric) wish was to clear out the trunk berth in order to […]
It’s been a while since I was last here. Life – just the operation of living – is busy. My excuse is not just Life, though. It’s that the daily occurrences of living on a boat seem to be both monumental and trivial.