Back on the blog! Sorry for the lengthy hiatus in posting
but being back on land and reintegrating in “normal” society has been
absolutely overwhelming. (or underwhelming)
The entire month of August was dedicated to friends and
family, immediate and extended. Welcome home dinners, family golf tournament, country
houses, visitors from New York and California, birthday parties, summer BBQ’s,.
Cassandra met a lot of people!
Everybody has been welcoming & enthusiastic about our
trip and our return. And so full of
- How was it?
- Did you have any really bad weather?
- Were you scared?
- Did you run into pirates?
- How did the dog like it?
- Are you getting married?
- What are you going to do now?
We have failed miserably at responding adequately to the
barrage of interest but we are improving.
It’s an interesting interaction and the key is to very quickly evaluate
the person asking: do they have any concept of boating? do they understand the
distances involved? have they read our blogs at all?
We are now living half on the boat and half at my parents’
house in the suburbs.
didn’t get any attention the entire month of August and must have felt
abandoned :-( but now we are reunited and are taking care of her again (she took such good
care of us!). We’ve been out sailing three times on the river and even slept
one night out at anchor.
Cassandra has started her Masters Program in Art Therapy.
Beauty and brains!
I’m helping my parents out and starting the search for gainful
employment, taking advantage of some free time to work on the boat and get all
kinds of “back-burner” things done on land.
I’ve also re-started racing on Jesse’s J24 Rushmore. Competitive sailing on a race design boat
with a five-person crew is very different than the cruising we’ve done over the
last year. Different catalyst, same
adrenaline rush. So much fun.
|Josie came to visit!|
|Dexter en garde... so much space to run in|
|Not sure about this guy...|
|Warminf up the water for Josie|
|Good looking family|
|Up at the lake|
|Cassy's chainsaw incident|
|So many stitches on such a little toe|
|Exactly what happened|
|California knows how to party|
|Jack and the fam|
|My cuz is so badass|
|Short trip to Quebec City, oh the thread count in these beds was amazing!|
|Flying the spinnaker |
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