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My Boat Life!

I recently did a fun interview with Matt O’Hara, host of the show, My Boat Life! This is an in depth look how Stephanie and I made the decision to live aboard, and how we made it happen! Thought you might enjoy listening!  http://www.myboatlife.com/2017/09/our-big-adventure-just-saying-yes-to-living-aboard.html (you’ll find the green play arrow near the bottom of the page)

Simple, Slower and Chores

Stephanie and I have been living full time on our Floating Home for 4 months. We faced our first ‘medical challenge’ as Stephanie was getting bad headaches and migraines. She spent the last two weeks in PA seeing different doctors and visiting her parents and three of our kids. The good news is we think we have a handle on what’s been causing them and …

Would You Sell Your Home To Live on a Boat?

Stephanie and I were recently interviewed by freelance writer Karen Griffard Putz for her blog, Ageless Passions, which inspires others to live their passions. The article took a look at the more personal side of our big adventure. We think Karen captured our journey nicely!  Here’s the article: http://www.agelesspassions.com/sell-home-live-boat/

It Takes a Lot of Practice!

Just in case you thought living on a boat was all sunshine and smiles, I thought I’d share just a glimpse into the other side of boating! Last weekend I did some damage to the right rear corner of our swim platform while backing the boat into our slip. Maneuvering in tight spaces around other boats can be a stressful time for most boaters but …