Art, Travel, & Everything Else

Read about our adventures as a family as we travel near and far.
We're currently building a shipping container home as well -- so follow along!

April 18, 2014

Dominican Republic

I love the smell of soil and green things growing. The olfactory glands have the power to link things you smell to a very specific memory. This is because the nerve is located in the same area of the brain…

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March 29, 2014

Turks and Caicos Islands

We left Mayaguana at midnight to make the sail to the Turks and Caicos Islands. The winds were certainly not complying with our plans and we ended up motoring some of the way and not anchoring until 5pm on the…

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March 5, 2014

Long Island to Mayaguana

Our time to leave the beautiful islands of the Bahamas is near. There are over 700 islands and cays in the Bahamas and we have only visited a handful of them. This is one of the most beautiful places we…

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February 24, 2014

South to Georgetown

On February 6th in the wee morning hours we left Blackpoint to head to Georgetown, Exuma our next stop in the Bahamas. For me, it was with a heavy heart as we had been on the island long enough to…

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January 30, 2014

School Days and Beach Days

After leaving Warderick Wells we anchored between Bell Island and Cambridge Cay. The chart and other cruisers had told us of a great snorkeling place called The Sea Aquarium. The day we went was overcast and a bit cool but…

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January 24, 2014

For Your 5th Birthday, I Promise You the Moon…

January 15th was fast approaching and I was not prepared for Jaxson’s birthday. How can my little boy be five? Five, seriously? I’ve been telling him for two years four was the limit and he was not allowed to be…

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January 19, 2014

Bum Knees and Beach Bums

When your living on a sailboat you never know what toe your going to stub or what finger your going to jamb but just realize it’s going to happen sooner or later. Unfortunately for Shawn, it was his knee. We…

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January 4, 2014

New Year’s Eve Junkanoo

We arrived in Nassau on New Year’s Eve around 2pm. It was a lovely sail from the Berry Islands. The waters were calm and just enough wind to help us sail at about 5 or 6 knots. We had tried…

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