Monthly Archives: November 2016

How Much Does It Really Cost to Sail Away?

Most think that this is an unachievable dream. Not so. It is attainable and will cost as much as you have. Cruisers spend money the same way on water, as they did…

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Cruising Tips for Puerto Peñasco/Mexico

We arrived in Puerto Peñasco after a night passage from Puerto Refugio early in the morning at low tide. We tried to reach the harbor master and Fonatur Marina per VHF, but…

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Growing Old Is Not for Sissies.

After the death of my father and my dog Samba, my mother had a minor stroke. All this within two years. My father had Parkinson’s the last 15 years of his life,…

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At Peace.

The Day of the Dead. Halloween. Totensonntag. We celebrate the dead. Every culture, in their own way, honors those who came before us. We honor the ones, who died too young, after…

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Water Part 4 – We are Water.

Our use of fresh water is frivolous. I understand that it feels great to stand under the running water of a shower. We are mainly made out of water, perhaps we like…

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Water Part 3 – Conquering the World.

Either greed or ignorance seem to run away with projects like Keystone and DAPL as well as the building booms of desert cities like Puerto Peñasco and Las Vegas. We built it…

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