A shakedown cruise is a nautical term in which the performance of a ship is tested. In our case the ship wasn’t being tested, it was the crew, and it’s my pleasure to report that the crew passed. The day before we set sail, we anchored at Richardson Bay not before running aground at Ayala cove in Angel Island. We’ve been… Continue reading Shakedown Complete
We did it! We embarked after so many years of hoping we would, so much sweat, work, and hype built up through conversations with friends and family; so many huge life decisions that kept us on this path. It’s hard to narrow down the thoughts and feelings that accompany this huge moment in our lives.… Continue reading Departure day!
As news of our sabbatical broke, reactions were mixed, but questions were common. Below are our FAQs: Are you insane? No. What is your route and timeline? We are departing from San Francisco, California in December 2017 and intend to sail south, then east. We are planning to leave the hurricane zone before July 2018,… Continue reading FAQs
As an avid podcast listener, I love the power of good storytelling and I respect how great writing can carry you outside of your world into someone else’s, where in turn something unexpected can open up. I can hear this post being narrated by the voice and cadence of Sarah Koenig from Serial, but then… Continue reading Should I blog?