Category: Deb

Report card: early April

I keep meaning to announce a big, round number of days until our departure. 100 days left! 75 and counting! But I keep missing the mark. So: 67 more days!! How are things coming? Bureaucracy  Done: Passports in… Read More

Staying safe

  We held off getting most of our safety gear until the last minute. Partly, this is because things expire (flares); batteries die (EPIRB); and some items need to be re-armed (inflatable PFDs) or re-certified (life rafts) after… Read More

Rudder repair

I was looking back over our blog yesterday–sheesh, I can’t believe how much we’ve written on here–and I realized that I’ve been a little ambiguous about the work being done to our lovely little boat. It’s all Michu…. Read More

Yellow fever vaccine shortage

One of the many exciting things we checked off our list this spring break was a little trip to Rock County Public Health for yellow fever and typhoid vaccinations. We plan to spend some time in the San Blas islands… Read More

Obvious choices for spring break

What do you do when the kids are out of school and it’s sleeting outside? Inspect the sails, naturally…. The principal at the kids’ elementary school let us use the cafeteria-slash-gym during break. We checked for loose stitching,… Read More