Eleven Miles

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I have a great car. Its a Subaru Outback all wheel drive. I bought it about a year ago and have enjoyed driving it ever since. The freedom of the open road. Now I’m on a new journey. One of a different type of freedom, and the next step is to live without a car. My car is now listed …

How It Began

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            It began with spring-cleaning. Last May, I began to give away most of my belongings, intent to live on a small sailboat. But it began long before that when my father introduced me to sailing. I was hooked, and looked for more and more opportunities to retreat to nature and live in the moment, to …

My First Test

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            This fall I can recall a day that was another beautiful simple living moment.  The air was freshening up.  The weather report was predicting that a tropical storm was approaching the coast of Massachusetts. Winds gusting to 45kts. I had asked Raymond if I could use a slip for the weekend to ride the storm …

Out To Sea

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Please send some good vibes my way. I’m headed out on a two day sail. It will be my first solo sail on my own boat, and I’m nervous. Thankfully I’ll have my cat, Dory, for company! And he loves to sail!

I Can Walk On Water

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When I first purchased Daphne, I moved to Gloucester, Mass to settle in, work, and save. When I arrived to Gloucester by boat, I went to East Gloucester Marina to speak to Raymond about a dock space for the winter.  My plan was simple and affordable.  I would live on the anchor in the fall, when the warm season dock prices …