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Dead Calm on the Strait

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Sunrise at Lopez Island

Getting up early to prepare to cross the Strait of Juan de Fuca.

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Guérilla Marketing

Time to try Pho Tran on The Ave.

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Poulsbo Viking Fest

After some back and forth about the weather we decided to shove off and sail to Poulsbo for the Viking Fest. Ballard does its own festival but we thought we’d up the ante by sailing from one Norwegian festival to another. We left the dock just before noon and arrived in Poulsbo at 14:05. To […]

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Harmony Amphitheater

Harmony Amphitheater with Finn.

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Screen Time

I am living proof that a childhood filled with hours in front of a screen can still lead to being a successful adult. The last doctor visit I went to with my then 4 year-old child one of the important medical advices she bestowed to me was to limit screen time. Ideally to zero. I […]

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At the Kid’s Junior High School

Oh you sweet summer child.

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Date 2018-12-27 Departure Time 12:15 Location Shilshole Bay Crew David, Markus, Oliver and Beau Oliver and I arrived early to prep the boat. The deck and hardware had gotten a bit green so we did a bit of scrubbing. When David and Mark arrived we dropped the outboard in and warmed it up. Took two […]

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59º North Sailing // One Humongous Iceberg // Svalbard-Iceland Part 3

I think I have just one thing on my bucket list and it’s going on a high latitude sailing expedition. 59º North and the operation behind it is the reason the internet exists. We’ve sailed almost 1,000 miles south from Svalbard and yet the temperature and the weather remains much the same. Grey, overcast skies, light […]

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This image gave me pause. So simple and ties together this moment in history so well. Props to u/Awesome_as_FAIZ on Reddit.