Monthly Archives: November 2012

11/28/2012 – Stuck in San Carlos with the Diesel Blues again

So, I imagine from the title that you can figure out what this blog is going to be about. As I’m sure you remember, on Thanksgiving Day I mentioned that our engine wouldn’t start when they launched us the day … Continue reading

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11/22/2012 – Happy Thanksgiving

Today is Thanksgiving and I have SO much to be thankful for. I’m so thankful that Siempre Sabado is out of the yard: And back where she belongs; in the water: I’m thankful that I’ve gained enough knowledge of diesel engines … Continue reading

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11/19/2012 – Our second anniversary

Although my calendar says it was 2 years ago today, the blog tells a different story.  It looks like 2 years and 2 days ago, we pulled into a Mexican port for the first time.  Here’s a little more detail … Continue reading

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11/16/2012 – So close I can smell it

And it smells like bottom paint. Lulu got back from Iowa on Wednesday and we have been getting some final projects finished up so that we can meet our new, arbitrary goal to be back in the water before Thanksgiving. … Continue reading

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11/12/2012 – The Tianguis

Last Sunday, I got a ride with Mike (s/v Firefly) and Dave (s/v Desperado) over to Empalme to go to the weekly tainguis (at least that’s how I think it’s spelled.  Empalme is a small town beyond Guaymas and is known … Continue reading

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11/8/2012 So, what’s been going on?

Well, first, we got our Walker Bay 8 dinghy.  Last Monday I rode up to Nogales, AZ with a friend here in San Carlos.  She had a lot of errands to run and things to buy for various gringos in … Continue reading

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10/8/2012 – The Crazy Things We Do

Something that I don’t remember reading a single word about back when I was reading lots of cruising blogs, books, and magazine articles before we set out, but which is now an almost daily subject of conversation is the procuring … Continue reading

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