Scoured Clean

You gotta grow, you gotta learn by your mistakes You gotta die a little everyday just to try to stay awake When you believe there’s no mountain you can climb And if you get it wrong you’ll get it right next time.                                                       ~Gerry Rafferty Life has scoured us clean. Eleven years of being on … More Scoured Clean


We are 46 days from starting our second “Summer Vacation” on Wings of the Morning in the Puget Sound, and the anticipation is building so I am reliving some of the memories of last summer. Did I ever tell you about the time… I burned up the impeller on the water pump for the engine, … More 46-Days


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

A Broad Reach

We left Dockton Park on Maury Island, and headed home to Tyee marina yesterday to get our mail and attend to a few chores not easily done while on the water. The wind out of the north had piped up early in the morning and by 1100 it was blowing up a few whitecaps. We tossed … More A Broad Reach

A Week and 4 Parks

We left a week ago yesterday and it seems like a lifetime. Most everything has gone smoothly. There have been a few bumps in the road but as long as the coffee and tea hold out, life is good! Penrose Point State Park We arrived at here last Wednesday and spent 5 days hiking and enjoying … More A Week and 4 Parks


We left Tyee Marina Tuesday morning, June 16th at 1045. Our first stop, one of our favorite places so far… Gig Harbor where we anchored overnight to wait until the tidal current was in our favor. Gig Harbor is such a visually pleasing place to be whether from the boat or going on shore to … More Cruisin’