Our Floating Home Archive

I’ll be Home for Christmas

This would be the first year, since having children, that we didn’t have our own home where we would spend Christmas.  This was when I first experienced a disappointment in our live aboard life. In early December Jim said “Our Floating Home needs to be decorated for Christmas!”  Bummer, I was hoping he wouldn’t notice!  You see, I had put together a small box of …

Trains, Planes and Automobiles

One of the most common questions we get is “How do you guys get around?” Since we were about 16 years old the ability to drive a car and get where we wanted to go when we wanted was something we greatly appreciated. A car equals freedom and mobility. This big adventure has brought on numerous challenges.   For the most part it’s been fun trying …

Decisions

  There are some mornings it isn’t cut and dry as to whether or not it’s a good day to head out.  The wind is blowing, but how much wind is too much? We look at numerous weather and marine apps on our phones and the iPad.  We look at each other and ask “What do you think?”  Jim is the captain and it’s most …

Small Town U.S.A.

It has been almost 3 weeks since we left our home port of Chesapeake City on a journey of adventure, discovery and warmer temperatures!  Small town America, as we like to refer to it, warms our hearts.  Reminders of simpler times, a slower pace, a time where people looked up and said “Hi, how are you today?”  And then waited for the answer.  So as …