Cruisers University

Back in Oregon, sitting at our computer, Joe and I signed up for 4 days of classes geared towards boat cruisers, that are offered in between the Annapolis Sailboat Show and the Motorboat Show.  So Monday morning we got up bright and early to drive into Annapolis for classes that started at 8:15 (no rest…

Second Helpings

Even though the weather was drizzly and warm, we went back into DC (this time without any of the emotional drama of the day before!). Saw some great national sites – went through the Capitol (learned the when it’s spelled ‘Capital’ it’s referring to the city – or any capital city – and when it’s…

A Day of Ups and Downs

This is a two-part post: Part One:  The Annapolis Sailboat Show! The boat show was fascinating – soooo many vendors in such tight quarters! Anything you could imagine for a sailboat was being sold by multiple companies. We asked about dinghys, foulies, books, composting toilets, EPIRBS, generators, davits, arches, rigging, batteries, etc.  Joe and I…