Category: Travel

Round the County 2012
When I was 18, I was quite active in my hometown sailing community. I'd been involved in sailing since I was 9, and at this time I taught sailing to kids in my local club and in the summertime was out racing 3 nights a week. Shortly after I graduated from high school a friend of mine gave my name to a couple in Seattle who were looking for crew for one of their local races, and that's how I came to know Ben and Jen. (note: they tell a slightly different story that is longer, and more embarrassing, so since this is my blog I'm going to leave those details out) Since then they both have been close friends of mine and subsequently Eliot's as w ...
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Seattle to Portland to Olympia to Seattle to Bellingham to Seattle to Bainbridge Island and back again…
Sheesh! I ODed on wedding planning this past week.  Like right now, I don't even want to think about my wedding for the next month. This is probably why people hire wedding planners (silly us). But we are planning ours from afar, so given the opportunity and 10 days in the NorthWest, it's probably best that I made use of the time I had there to really tackle a huge part of the planning. And I keep asking myself: Is this all really going to come together? I'm almost in tears over what I feel like I have in front of me right now. But amongst all this planning I also got to sit down with our wedding photographer and talk to her about what us, ...
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Holiday :: England
Eliot and I often entertain the idea of moving again.  It's not easy having roots across two countries and many more places that feel like home.  We also never tire of the idea of moving aboard (on a boat).  After all, we met while sailing and would both love to continue that lifestyle.  But recently our thoughts have been turning towards England, and being there brought this idea closer to home (so to speak). None of this is happening any time soon. We love Florida for the time being and are happy where we are, but we both agree Florida isn't in our long term plans. It's been two weeks now since we returned home from England.  We ...
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