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Kristen Miller
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Landlubbing v. boat life
writing outside while the kids play inside. Oh the space! We’ve been landlubbers now for one month; one month as landlubbers after 11 years as  liveaboards. Time for a few reflections on the transition. Which do I like better? Boat life or land life? Which ...
Landlubbing v. boat life
Landlubbing v. boat life
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Marsh Harbour
August 1, 2017 Of all the anchorages in the Abacos, Marsh Harbour is low on the list in terms of scenic beauty. It's the main port for the region and is a big commercial center. So how did we end up here on my birthday? Shouldn't we be anchored off a white ...
Marsh Harbour
Marsh Harbour
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Elbow Cay
July 28, 2017 After a week in Hope Town, both at a mooring just outside the harbor and a few days at the fancy marina, we motored a few miles south to Tahiti Beach at the southern end of Elbow Cay. It's a spot that's similar to Double Breasted Cays with a s...
Elbow Cay
Elbow Cay
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Hope Town
July 22, 2017 Spotting the iconic red and white striped lighthouse in the Hope Town harbor was a huge milestone. We'd done it! We left Jacksonville on an old boat that we'd maintained as best as possible with our medical school and residency and stay-at-hom...
Hope Town
Hope Town
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Six year old needs
July 21, 2017 Taken from a conversation with Freja. I grabbed my notebook to memorialize her needs. What Freja needs to survive, at 6 years old 1. No scary jaguars; 2. tons of TV; 3. to not go to the hospital; 4. no barracudas; 5. no Pappa saying that Peter...
Six year old needs
Six year old needs
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Living the vacation life
July 18, 2017 Green Turtle Cay No exercise; attached to land not water; a/c; comfort; restaurants. Fun. But different. We pulled into Green Turtle Cay and tied up at Bluff House Marina. Our water tanks were empty, the fridge was near empty, and the lockers ...
Living the vacation life
Living the vacation life
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Boating friends
July 18, 2017 Manjack Cay happily reunited after many months   We arrived at Manjack Cay around lunchtime to meet up with "Peter Rabbit" on s/v Grace. We'd been dock neighbors in Jacksonville and he and the girls are great friends. We like him too. But the ...
Boating friends
Boating friends
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2007 v 2017
A few differences July 4 and July 14, 2017 (combined journal entries) West End and en route between Allens-Pensacola and Maniack Cays cooking dinner on the beach, fresh hog fish that Hans speared that afternoon. homemade Bingo. Practicing for Cap'n Jacks in...
2007 v 2017
2007 v 2017
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Six year old questions
Questions kids ask Freja about living on a boat, and her answers Q. Where do you sleep? Where is everything?!! A . It's like a house but floating on the water. I sleep at the front of the boat, inside. Q . How does it not sink if it has holes on the side? A...
Six year old questions
Six year old questions
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Fear and seasickness
July 9, 2017 at Allens-Pensacola Cay lunch underway   The combination of fear and a rolling, topsy-turvy boat is a guaranteed recipe for seasickness for me. Said seasickness precipitated our five mile, high speed (well, 20 mph is definitely high speed for o...
Fear and seasickness
Fear and seasickness
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