Sail Loot Interview

I’ve been listening to the fairly new Sail Loot podcast created by Teddy J down in Atlanta for about 2 months now. Teddy is a mechanical engineer like me and he and his wife share dreams of cruising on a sailboat. To satisfy his itch and learn as much as possible, he created a podcast where he interviews people who…

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Our Cozy Home Away From Home

Currently, we are spending 5 days a week working on Leela in Bellingham, WA and we resurface in Vancouver about 2 days a week to catch up on “normal” life, do laundry and answer a few emails. We chose Bellingham for a variety of reasons and every single day down there we count our blessings for our incredible friend network,…

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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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Moving and Shaking!

Picture of the bow of Leela, a Union 36 sailboat at anchor in False Creek, BC. Sunset on horizon.

Lots of changes! We decided that if we are going to live in 4 square feet together on a sailboat this summer we should try living together on land. Emmanuel moved into my apartment April 1st along with all of his toys. And this man has some toys. Paragliders, surfboard, climbing gear, camping gear. etc etc etc. You can tell a…

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All work and SOME play!

My first ever weekend out of my 11-year Engineering career turned out to be stellar, stellar weather! Woohoo! Monday morning was the nicest day of the year so far, sunny and 21C. I felt sorry for my poor ex-coworkers and clients stuck in the office grind. In the afternoon Saxony and I drove down to the community of Edison at…

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