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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What’s in a name?

When we bought her, she was named Free to Roam. A concept we loved – the ability to move about unhindered, to explore, adventure and experience new things. But the sound when we spoke it fell flat on our lips. We realized that we weren’t saying Free to Roam when we spoke about her, but “the boat”. And such a…

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Exactly.

“The very basic core of a man’s living spirit is his passion for adventure. The joy of life comes from our encounters with new experiences, and hence there is no greater joy than to have an endlessly changing horizon, for each day to have a new and different sun.” – Christopher McCandless

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The Long View…

This project and the adventure we are on is intense. It seems we haven’t had many moments of pause in the past few months. During the weeks we go straight from work to the shop to finish woodwork preparation for varnish. On the weekends we drive an hour south to Bellingham to work on Leela and are almost always the…

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