“Go small, go simple, go now!”

“Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air” 

~Ralph Waldo Emerson

R.E.D.’s NEW WINTER HOME

R.E.D.’s NEW WINTER HOME

Finally a post about boats and boat-related stuff for you. After six years of putting together the winter igloo, we felt it was time for a change.  For practical reasons it was time.  The old tarp that we’ve carried from the time R.E.D. came home with us in 2013, the...

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SAFETY FIRST

SAFETY FIRST

We had a toddler sleep-over recently, after which my daughter asked about our ‘in case of fire’ plan.  My immediate response was (if on the second floor) open the nearest window, slide down the roof and hope for a reasonably soft landing.  Broken bones aren’t a huge...

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OUR FIRST RENO

OUR FIRST RENO

When we moved into R.E.D. by the Sea a little over a year ago, we felt she was perfect just as she was.  The previous owner had presented the space is such a charming manner ...painted white throughout...allowing her things to speak.  We fell in love with the...

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THE WILDLINGS

THE WILDLINGS

Wildling moments, AKA (also called) time with the grandkids.  I decided to make this a blog story instead posting a bunch of pictures on social media.  It was a bit of a milestone...an event worthy of more than just a few pictures.  Two of our little wildlings will be...

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FOR the BIRDS

FOR the BIRDS

Here we are heading into the half-way point of our the last full fall month of 2018.  R.E.D. has been fully winterized and sits within view from our back door.  There have already been a couple of frisky rain/wind storms pass through and her ingloo structure has held...

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THAT TIME OF YEAR

THAT TIME OF YEAR

Haul-out 2018.   It’s usually a very sad time of year, putting our dear R.E.D. to bed for the long winter months but this year we are at least a month later than usual to pull her from the water and it felt right...and kind of fun..with an energy we haven’t found in...

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FIVE DAYS in the HIGHLANDS

FIVE DAYS in the HIGHLANDS

You know you are living in paradise when you struggle with the idea of going away on vacation....but we did....for five days!   In our past life we would have thought five days was not nearly enough....one week either....two weeks minimum would have been needed to...

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WINE COUNTRY EXCURSION

WINE COUNTRY EXCURSION

”Wine improves with age.   The older I get, the better I like it”. A short while ago we signed up for a wine tour to the Annapolis Valley.  Five wineries for a day-long journey of fun and sipping.   An added bonus was the drive through the beautiful country side. Each...

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