Monthly Archives: December 2014

Our first Sailboat – 1985 Hunter 40

A short tour down memory lane.  Our first sailboat was a 1985 Hunter 40 – that we found listed in “The Log”.  She was finished when we purchased her but we needed to make her ours.  For years I struggled … Continue reading

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Don’t give up the ship

Not long ago I read a story about a sailboat that sank in Northern California during one of our recent rain storms. The sole survivor on board was a dog named Daisy. Daisy is an American Stafforshire terrier that opted … Continue reading

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Marina Walk – Christmas Day 2014

Merry Christmas and happy trails! “Some people see things that are and ask, Why? Some people dream of things that never were and ask, Why not? Some people have to go to work and don’t have time for all that.” … Continue reading

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A thousand words

Subject:  A thousand-words Some how I just can’t seem to write a story without taking a picture or two for the motivation, or should I now call it – the inspiration. Looking at a picture saves me a thousand words, … Continue reading

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Marina Walk – White’s Point

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A few minutes ago Lucy dog got a bath in my private, tucked out of the way outdoor shower.  This is version 2.0 as the previous one collapsed from a steady few seasons of use after everyone of my personal … Continue reading

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Storm of the Decade

Just a short while ago Lucy and I were on a hike, a mere 26 miles away, overlooking Catalina Island. We are now the closest distance to the island – 26 miles. The storm of the decade I am told … Continue reading

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Marina Walk – Final

Today Lucy and I completed the industrial part of what I started calling our Marina Walk project.  Short version – our morning walks.  Today, we also closed the loop on walking all the way from the bridge to the breakwater. … Continue reading

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Marina Walk Project – 12062014

Our Saturday morning marina walk quickly began after parking and a short ball throwing and fetching session for Lucy dog. We parked adjacent to San Pedro’s electric trolley car service.  Besides San Francisco, I actually don’t recall any other city … Continue reading

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Food, Travel, Friends

  Hungry?  You might be if you keep looking at this post. Ken paid $1 a pound ($30) for a fresh, flash frozen albacore tuna.  Wish I saved the picture. Picadillo.   Ladle over some white rice and serve.   Dinner on … Continue reading

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Friday Boat Projects

Today was one of those days that totally got away from me. Lucy.  What happened to our Marina Walks? Lucy and I made it as far as the marina parking lot before I quickly spot two divers by the bed … Continue reading

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