Everyone has a story. We all do. But unlike those on shore, the stories of those of us living out here on G Dock lead to us living on a boat. And that makes us definitely weird, at least by the standards of those living ashore. So that means the stories that got us here [...]
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“You must try the mofongo, at one of the beach stands” our Old San Juan Puerto Rico City Hot Dogs server insisted. She sighed deeply as she said it, her face glowed and her eyes looked heavenward, fondly reminiscing. We rented a car (cheap in Puerto Rico! Decent roads and drivers, too.) to explore Puerto [...]
Benjamin is relieved, he is done for this year on the provincial tests! And it is not as easy as it looks, but after 2 days of stress, intense concentration and sweating! He declared in his usual style that we know so well “Yes I did good, now let’s forget about them!”, well Dear Benjamin, [...]
The life of a World Explorer is not 24/7 excitement. But, it beats working. There is, as I’m finding out alot of down time (Yay). As a result of this down time I’ve been doing alot of thinking (not really). One of the fruits of all this thinking is a new word! Well, I hope [...]
“Maybe we should have a pig roast on Major Cay beach, and invite all the cruisers,” Wayne suggested. He was joking… I think. We were sorry we missed out on the legendary “lechon” roadside stands selling succulent roasted pig in Puerto Rico.Major Cay’s famous for its aquatic porkers. Clever of those wily Bahmian ranchers to [...]
PODCAST SHOW NOTES Today’s interview is with Doug Hylan, owner of D.N. Hylan & Associates in Brooklin, Maine. Doug grew up north of Boston with the allure of a small lake in his neighborhood. He was fascinated by boats and at an early age finished building a skiff that his dad and brother had only [...]
Have any brushed stainless on your boat? On Eolian, our stove is brushed stainless. This finish is produced in the factory by sanding the metal surface. The thing is, stainless is hard, but not so hard that use, and more importantly cleaning attempts, can scratch it, ruining that beautiful, uniform appearance. On our stove, [...]