Our land tour of Thailand continues up into the highlands crisp and dusty from the lingering dry season. We enjoy wandering village roads so small our map apps can’t tell us where we are. Here, we find more new food to try, new friends, and scenery that burns itself into our souls.
Betrayal makes a heart go hard, but love is the great tenderizer. I’ve been there before, I know. And, it seems I’m going there again. Will I stay or will I go? Will I give up my territory, the comfortable truce with Bess, and life on the ledges to follow Andrew and Leslie where ever they may le
I’ve always heard rumor that a cat will choose you, you don’t choose a cat. But, is this cat choosing to live on a sailboat, at sea, one that is scheduled to cross the Indian Ocean next year!? Join us in this blog post as Andrew and I prepare to catnap Katherine “Kitty” Hepburn for a li
We left Katherine “Kitty” Hepburn behind, but it didn’t take long before even Sonrisa was trying to persuade me to take on new crew. Will this little roof cat fit right in as Katherine “Kitty” Hepburn Oddgodfrey the First?
The day after Andrew and Leslie’s 13th Wedding Anniversary dawns with Sonrisa ready to splash and return to the life at sea she loves and knows best. By the end of the day, she finds everything is back as it should be.
Captain Andrew had just put the finishing touches on his pristine re-working of (almost) every aspect of Sonrisa’s underbelly when he discovers a problem that requires him to conduct another major surgery, just fourteen days prior to our scheduled splash. Join us in this blog post to watch Andrew’s
As the summer months wore on, Andrew kept promising Sonrisa she’d be ready to go back in the water by the end of August, just in time for Andrew and Leslie’s wedding anniversary. As time drew near, Sonrisa was riding waves of hope and doubt about the possibility of this tantilizing promise. With o
Sonrisa misses me, I know it. I promised her I would get her up and running, and back in the water as soon as I possibly could. But, the fact of the matter is, visa runs are non-negotiable. So, when our visa ran out, I promised Sonrisa we wouldn’t have any fun without h
“I am just so happy that I’m feeling so much better!” I say as I march confidently one foot before the other, my right foot behaving just as it should. I’ve been marveling about this and loudly proclaiming my gratitude to the powers that be. “Good!” Andrew says, he is feeling cheery, too.