Weather Helmed

an adventure in renewing the spirit and living the dream…on a sailboat

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This is it! We’re crossing the Pacific…

April 13th, 2010 · 5 Comments · Famous Firsts, Our Route, Pacific Crossing, Passages

(Of course, I can’t post without writing something….) For more information on the “Spot” thing I’m talking about and how you can check and see where we are/were, check out Matt’s blog. I am really horrible with “goodbyes” and this isn’t even really a “goodbye!”  (um, did anyone notice how I *almost* started to cry […]

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Cut Off

February 27th, 2010 · 4 Comments · Introspection, Life Lessons, On Fear, Thoughts on Family

For the last six months, I have said that I would be giving up my cell phone when we finally left California. I figured that it would be nice to have as we went down the coast, where I was sure I’d have good cell service the whole time (thank you Verizon!) Now, we are […]

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Define “Crazy”

January 21st, 2010 · 4 Comments · Introspection, On Fear, Preparing for the trip, The beginning

For the first time in weeks, I’m up early – well, up at 8:30 which is much earlier than the 10:00+ routine we’ve been in this month.  It’s raining outside and I believe it rained most of the night, and I am cozy in pj pants and Matt’s warm fleece, seated right in front of […]

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A note on safety

December 8th, 2009 · No Comments · On Safety

We are getting ready to go on this big sailing trip, you know, and two of the most common questions people ask us are: – Is it safe? – Are you scared? And – yes it is safe, and no I’m NOT scared of going sailing – for lots of reasons I won’t go into […]

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