Category Archives: knitting

So Much Water over the Bridge!

Weeks have passed since my last post….a combination of rough weather and lots of sailing has prevented me from keeping up here.  I cannot use my computer when I am seasick, and I’ve been seasick a lot! But that is … Continue reading

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Dry Cleaning, Cruiser Style

We have left the Exumas and headed east into the Atlantic to some of the islands we visited last year.  We are currently on Long Island, a far cry from the island of the same name we are so familiar … Continue reading

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Creative Outlets

Sometimes while we are hiding out from storms the waters are actually calm enough for me to work.  It hasn’t been often!  On good days, we tend to set off sight seeing and shell collecting, but on others I manage … Continue reading

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We are in the Bahamas!

It was a long night making the crossing to the Bahamas.  I’m very thankful that it was a LOT easier than last year, but there were still a couple of hours of boisterous wind and waves that I could have … Continue reading

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Warm and humid

It was actually too hot today.  It doesn’t seem possible!  We drove only moderate distances for four days and went from single digit temperatures in Connecticut to what feels like the heat of a sultry August day.   I almost … Continue reading

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Living Small in Big Way

What a luxury being at a marina in for a few days in Ft. Pierce.  We are staying at the Harbortown Marina, and there are several boats here that we remember from the Bahamas last winter.  It’s a small world! … Continue reading

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Knitting is Catching Fire!

Oops!  See note at end the end of this post for why this post is badly titled! Bob and I went to the movies last night.  It was an escape from the very sad and very stressful time we are … Continue reading

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231 Mitred Squares

All these years while my Zig Zag ruana was stuffed in a zippered vinyl project bag, I thought I only had a few squares left to knit….maybe 15.  I remember thinking I was so close to the end.  And that’s … Continue reading

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Life Aboard

Once again, it’s the sailor’s life for me…..sailing down the Chesapeake, watching the season gently change to fall down here, getting back to knitting. We spent a week getting to Hampton and Norfolk, Virginia, where we’ve been stalled for almost … Continue reading

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Rainy Monday

Yes, it is a rainy Monday, our first rain since leaving the US way back in January. It has rained non-stop all day today, and it’s been very lovely here in Man O’ War Cay.  The locals told us that April … Continue reading

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