In April, when we first started our 6 months of cruising we had every intention of going places. Neah Bay, Whidbey and San Juan Islands were all on our list as well as the South Sound. With 2 months left and we hadn’t been any further than Blake Island, it was time to push north even … More North


Inspired by a woman I met in Gig Harbor, I got a sketch book and started doodling. They remind me of drawings I did in grade school but I guess you have to start somewhere. One thing I’ve noticed about sketching/drawing is I get lost in the process. When I was finished with my piece yesterday, … More Sketching

An Endangered Fish

My sister, Kathleen came in to Seattle by train and we picked her up at Bell Harbor Marina. Our first night was spent at Blake Island, a WA Marine State Park and the sunset was gorgeous. We saw raccoons, eagles, lots of bird types and in the water bait balls of small fish were being … More An Endangered Fish

Cooking Asian

We are becoming big fans of Vashon Island. It is less than 10 miles from our slip in Tyee Marina, but arriving here is like stepping back to a much simpler and slower time. There are docks, but we choose to anchor in 35 ft on a mud bottom with excellent holding. We dinghy in … More Cooking Asian