Category: Thoughts

Rock Bottom.

They say, when sailing, you will get to know your limits. I have last night! Feels like shit, when you hit it, and everything around you comes crashing down. That is what…

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Puff???

There goes the dream?? Puff?? Have you had that happen to you, that you dreamt of a life and then you lived it and it turns out nothing like you imagined? Imagination…

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Fear.

Fear, the plaque of humanity, ruled us for centuries. The powers at hand controlled with fear, the individual spirit was crushed as collateral damage until democracy promised an end to this, an…

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One Big Mistake?

You think you can sail off into the sunset. Some can, some can’t. Most are too happy with life on land. They might complain a lot about it, might dream of freedom…

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Worth it.

Living in a tiny house on water, the chapped lips from the wind and the weather, the bruises from falling around the boat bouncing on waves, the nausea on the first sails…

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Letting Go.

Easier said than done, letting go describes the concept of acceptance and even forgiveness. After one lets go, one is set free. With all the freedom that sailing brings, we still bring…

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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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Here Comes the Sun!

Once we turned the corner at Cabo San Lucas away from the mighty Pacific, which hadn’t been very gentle with us, and 5 miles into the Sea of Cortez, it got hot. Way…

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Big Ocean. Big Sky. Small Minds.

I asked Radu the night before last, if he was ready to go again. The next leg was our third 30 hour passage and the seas were big the last times making…

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Imagine. Simply living.

On our yacht we want to try the improbable, a different life. Close to nature and at her whim. Sailing. Living.  We want to imagine how the future will be and how…

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