Papa Trip #1

Photo of Saxony and Doug aboard Leela

“Do it!! Dad. I really think you should just come. It will be amazing!!! You have to.” It didn’t take any more words to convince my Dad to book a flight to Port McNeil to join us for a week of sailing. He managed somehow to squeeze away from work and we managed to be where we said we would be, on…

Continue reading

Leela Re-Naming Paarty!!!

May 30th, 2015 will go down in history as one of the best ever. First off it was Emmanuel’s birthday. Second, we decided to host a boat renaming ceremony and boat-warming party. The combination of celebrating the past 6 months of intense work, our boat launching and birthday celebration with our best friends were all we could ever ask for.…

Continue reading

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…

Continue reading

DJ Saxony in Da House

Saxony is way too humble to brag about this, so I have to do it for her, but she is quite the talented DJ. She will kill me for writing this but it’s all very true. Friends and family who have the privilege of spending time with her quickly realize she is in charge of the music. At home, on…

Continue reading

Battle of the Bilge

It was a battle for the ages. An instant classic. We suited up in our white bunny suits, armed ourselves with TSP, scrubbers of all shapes and sizes, water pumps, ShopVacs and all the swearwords in our vocabularies and got to work cleaning the bilge. And that was one naaasssty bilge. Dang girl, what have you been doing all these years? 35 years…

Continue reading