Category Archives: Family

Video Postcard 2015, “Let it Be”

Hello from IL!  We have been on a little road trip visiting friends and family in the US.  Next week we plan to head back to our much-missed “Let it Be”, which we left quietly tucked in for a short … Continue reading

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Gingerbread houses, alligators, and more fishing

Things are finally slowing down after the Christmas festivities, the kids enjoyed every minute of celebrating Jesus birthday and we had some fun times with new friends. All the kids on boats got together Christmas day to make gingerbread houses, … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas from the crew of Let it Be!

Jack and the kids had a fun day finishing the dinghy/sleigh decorations yesterday as I did shopping in the vegetable market for upcoming Christmas eats. As the sun went down in the evening we dressed up, filled a bag with … Continue reading

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Driving lessons, Christmas caroling, and swimming in December

December 13, 2014 We are loving our new ride! Jack Jack had his first driving lesson and seems to have a knack for it. I fully expect to have my own private chauffeur in a couple years. Yesterday we started … Continue reading

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Sand castles, unexpected dips in the ocean, and a little rock climbing

December 1, 2014 Just anchored in Cabo San Lucas, the southernmost tip of Baja California, after a 165nm sail. Nice sail and beautiful sunrise this morning. The evening before we left Mag Bay, Jack and the kids made a sand … Continue reading

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Ensenada, Baja California: Summer of projects

There’s a cliche saying among sailors that “cruising is doing boat work in exotic places”, um … yep.  We often remember a location by the specific projects we did there.  We’ve had a busy and fun few months in Ensenada … Continue reading

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Washington DC!

We made quite the departure from Edisto Island and of course that makes for a more interesting blog entry.  It was decided by Jack that I would drive the boat while he untied our lines.  We were tied up in … Continue reading

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Edisto the Beautiful, Captain Jack’s birthday, and my dye project

We arrived safely in Edisto Beach, SC after 7 days of motoring on the ICW through FL and GA.  We had planned to do a passage “on the outside” in the gulfstream but the weather wasn’t cooperating and didn’t look … Continue reading

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Living the quiet life on Edisto Beach, SC

We were able to leave Charleston as planned and the kids did great on the 45 mile motor to Edisto Beach SC.  Jack is helping some friends here in Edisto work on their boats and troubleshoot issues.  This is Jack’s … Continue reading

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A sister’s journey to inspiration

I love that my sister shares my love of travel, of going and being and doing. When I was 26 like she is now, I set off to backpack around the world for 10 months. Megan isn’t exactly the backpacking type but she has quite the road trip planned. Continue reading

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