Another first

We have been counting our “firsts” throughout this adventure.  The first night on the boat, the first time we overfilled the head, the first time we took the boat out, the first time we took the boat our without a captain, and on and on.  Well last night...

Hobbs goes Disney

Hobbs hadn’t ever been to Disneyland or Disney World.  Neither has Alice or Calvin, but Hobbs being everyone’s favorite it was most important that he experience it.  We all had a great time, with very few melt downs (Although Alice and I did watch the...

Praise to the Man

Matt left early this morning to lead a conference in Vegas.  Our days since we arrived have been filled with unpacking, shopping, fixing, installing, and the usual cooking and cleaning of any household.  We have had hiccups of loss of power and overfilled heads...

Day 9 – ABANDON SHIP! TEENAGER ONBOARD!

Today our oldest, Alice, turned 13 which means we official have a teenager on board. If ever we had motivation to buy a life raft to abandon ship, this would be it. 😊 Just kidding. In addition to the usual birthday celebrations, we rented three jet skis for the...

Don’t ignore alarms

We have had a weird alarm the past few days that we haven’t been able to figure out, until this morning when we woke up without power. A few lessons learned.  First, don’t ignore alarms.  They mean something usually bad.  Second, we will be checking our battery supply...

We survived an entire week!

Starting location: Federal Way, WA (Cindy & Nathaniel Jarvis’ house) Ending location: Little Harbor Marina in Ruskin Florida Miles traveled: ~2,500 by Airplane / ~200 by Car / ~20 by Boat It’s hard to believe that it’s been an entire week since we left Seattle to...