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Good ole’ Crawfish Boil with our Marina Friends and Neighbors

Today was a great day.  Last weekend, Deb and I made salmon for dinner and ate up at the picnic table with the girls (grand-squids).  We invited Keith and Debbie …

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5 ways to use Butyl tape to keep the water OUT of your boat

See 5 ways of using Butyl Tape to keep water out of your boat through leaking deck hardware, ports, hatches and all the other places that water seems to find …

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Site Seeing in Destin Florida with the Grand Squids

We decided it would be a nice thing to do over spring break to take the girls for a little bit of a vacation. We opted for a trip to …

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Visiting Melbourne Australia

It has been busy for me at work and traveling lately.  The latest of this proof is last week when I posted about a trip that had come up for …

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Rigid vs Flexible hose for Drains

There are many debate amount boaters and do it yourself lovers of good old boats.  One that I have heard many times has to do with plumbing and whether or …

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The Crew Checks out a local Cemetery

One of the things we like most about this adventure of Semi Cruising / Living aboard / Still working, is that we don’t typically stay in one place long enough …

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Leaking Temporary Port Repair

If you recall, I had put in a temporary Lexan port when the port window cracked.  I decided to make a temporary repair because we had intended to replace the …

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Serious Flooding in Louisiana, Evacuating the kiddo’s from the boat

This week I was out of town for work and Deb was telling me that the weather forecast was calling for 11 inches of rain.  Our biggest concern was whether …

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Hodge Podge of updates: Hatch Cover, Applesauce Recipe, Next Project, Kids in Nature…

We were hoping this week to have finished the design on our new bank of batteries for the boats House Bank.  This is going to be a large amp hour …

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Organizing the Galley & Making Smoothies

This week was all about getting the galley a little bit more organized.  Our Grandkids, Chasity and McKinlee came to live with us, and this meant that we needed to …