The Tow of Shame

Well, it finally happened. We needed a tow. I guess everyone needs a little help at certain times in their lives. The day started out so nicely. We motored into Boot Key Harbor in Marathon, FL. A beautiful little key between Key West and Key Largo. I know, there are lots of keys between those Read More


What Happens in Vegas, I mean – Key West…

Key West is a very interesting place. It’s quaint and beautiful, filled with lush landscaping, architecture that only Key West can appreciate, and some of the best food I’ve ever eaten on the front porch of an old stately home. People everywhere travel by bicycle or scooter. It’s very quiet, laid back and friendly. But Read More


I Hate Docking!

After 2 1/2 days of motor sailing from Ft. Lauderdale, dodging crab traps the whole way, we arrived in Key West at the Stock Island Marina. Whoop, whoop! Coming into a marina always gives me anxiety. I hate it. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again – I HATE DOCKING! I’m so afraid Read More


Crab Trap Dodge Ball

I’ve never seen so many crab traps in my life. Or are they lobster traps? Who knows. I don’t care. We spent no less than eight hours dodging them between Rodriguez Key and Ramrod Key. They’re really hard to see in the picture, but I assure you they’re there, like 50′ away from each other Read More