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Making the Most of the Bardo

By Jules | February 3, 2018 | 1 Comment

“the state of existence intermediate between two lives on Earth.” It is obscenely easy to slip into romanticism when writing about life aboard a boat.  Lazy comparisons to Thomas Kinkaid’s sweet and soft views of neighboring civilization across the river, lit up with the warm, orangey glow of lamp light. How the boat gently rocks…

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The “Five Year” Lie We’ve All Told

By Jules | April 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

“So, where do you see yourself in five years?” You’ve been there, right? Sitting in a job interview with an executive across the desk that asks the question with feigned interest in the answer. Or, perhaps sincere interest, if that person believes in the purported meaning of the lie you’re about to tell. And, we…

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How We Chose Our Cruising Boat

By Jules | January 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

  “What boat should I buy?” This question gets floated around on the Liveaboard and Cruising forums every now and again.  The responses range from good-natured and helpful, to crusty old farts grunting, “Do your own research, kid. You can’t just go on Facebook and mine the experience of decades of my life! Rabble, rabble,…

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How Do You Become a Cruiser?

By Jules | December 31, 2016 | 1 Comment

A few weeks ago, we drove out to Ft. Lauderdale to go see the crew of Delos give a talk in front of an audience of 200-ish people. SV Delos has been an inspiration to us our last year living in Dallas, keeping our eyes aching for the deep blue and our souls hungry for…

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