The most beautiful sounds

Emmanuel and I went to Burning Man this past year with our best friends in the world. It was magical and intense and awe-inspiring and exhausting and hilarious and beautiful. It was a contrast for us since the week before we had spent 10 days cruising in Desolation Sound, the lights surrounding us were candles, stars and phosphorescence. We were living…

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Engine Troubles

From Day 1 Leela’s engine has run like a top. Although over 30 years old, the engine has relatively low hours and has been well maintained. However unbeknownst to us, there was an inherent flaw that was about to cause us some trouble and major expenses. This all happened at end of October 2014. We needed to sail the boat…

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Peter, the Previous Owner

Call me a romantic, but I’ve always liked to get to know the previous owner of the big ticket items I purchase in life. Maybe it’s because I think that since this is a major life purchase (house, boat, etc), and this person holds the item I covet, well perhaps we share a special bond? The seller obviously had the…

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