Tag Archives: Marietta

Up, up and away

With our boat safely tied up in a Georgia marina, familia Midence hopped on a plane headed for Albuquerque, NM to celebrate the 40th International Balloon Fiesta. Continue reading

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A Virtual Tour: The Forward Cabin

Welcome to the forward cabin, also known as Marietta’s room. Continue reading

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A Virtual Tour: The Main Salon and Galley

Wow, it sure seemed to take a long time for us to get here from the aft cabin, didn’t it? Well anyway, welcome to the galley and main salon! Continue reading

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The sailboat birth of Jack Benjamin: Part 3

Not since the births of my own children have I been so overtly reminded of how great God is and how blessed we are to be a part of this miraculous life. Continue reading

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The sailboat birth of Jack Benjamin: Part 2

Inside tonight was a mood you could feel right away: the holy ground of a life being born. Continue reading

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The sailboat birth of Jack Benjamin: Part 1

We were so touched when our doula shared with us a written account on her perspective of our son’s birth. With her permission, we are posting her story here in three parts. The first comes today on the one month birthday of our little guy. Continue reading

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A Virtual Tour: the Cockpit

Please watch your step as we move down into the cockpit. Continue reading

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Will dive for caviar

I would never normally treat myself to something like caviar, even though I love it. Looking down at the murky water of this low tide, I still knew the $50 in luscious salty ikura (salmon roe) would be worth it all. Continue reading

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Monkey see, monkey do

Little eyes are always watching. Continue reading

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Where to run and when to hide…or is it when to run and where to hide?

Life aboard ship is not always about those beauties in bikinis, turquoise waters and cocktails at sunset as the magazines would have you believe. My friend Doug characterizes this life by saying, “Yes, the highs are very high and the lows, VERY low!” Continue reading

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