It’s spring and sailing is in the air! The “CAPTAIN“ has been preoccupied with preparations for a sailing trip circumnavigating Vancouver Island. Of course he has! The pristine 40 foot Beneteau that he and two other “CAPTAINS” will sail at month’s end takes priority. Needless to say, our adequate 28 foot Catalina has been left somewhat neglected in the wake of all the prepping and planning frenzy.
When you belong to a YACHT CLUB, there is always an annual SAIL PAST. For all of you non-boaters, this means that yacht club members board their boats and do a SAIL PAST to salute their club’s COMMODORE bobbing in her vessel out on the ocean. … Read the rest
I can’t stop chuckling, as I review some of our Caribbean Cruise holiday pictures that were taken back in February. We had arrived at our last port, Key West, early in the morning. It was a brilliant sunny day and I had awoken charged, anticipating a romantic walk down memory lane with my husband of 15 years. That’s right, we had eloped down to Key West (I joined him from Vancouver and he met me from Toronto.) during March Spring Break. I visualized us leisurely strolling arm-in-arm through the town, reminiscing about our wedding day (City Hall- oh, so quaint! NOT!), the ocean deck/beach for our wedding photos shoot (People hanging over the deck as we waded through the … Read the rest
Summer holidays are fast approaching and we all seek great ideas for traveling with our families (human kids and fur kids, alike). What you may not know is that http://www.themetrip.com/-dog-friendly.html is a site that offers Travel Tips for everyone, including FUR KIDS. In fact, the site is so popular that Lorraine Hawley has published a book jammed pack with great ideas for the entire family:
Explore theme-style activities and adventures. “Themetrips,” are activity ideas that you can use to create your own memorable and interactive family fun while at home or on vacation.
Check out her recent Dog Friendly Post, as there is an AWESOME SURPRISE! Frenchie’s Best Friend- Follow the Blog is recommended (BK. #1 of the Frenchie Series)… Read the rest