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Our Trailer to Sailboat Journey

So we have a boat now . . . I thought I would catch you up because my parents have been busy with boat projects. After my mom’s last post in Lake Sawyer we went to a campground in Bellevue. It was one of my favorite campgrounds because it had a pool! One day when we...

Plan to go with the flow

After attending a few writing workshops at the Seattle Boat Show, I learned that when you hear the same question over and over again, it's time to write about it: "When are you guys leaving?" Short answer:  We don't know. Slightly longer answer: Our house goes on the...

Side Effects of Minimalism

"Does this bring me joy?" I hear that's what you're supposed to ask yourself about an object as you declutter your home.  But becoming minimalists for us is just a side effect of sailing away. As we spend our weekends getting our house ready to list, donating items,...

Fear of living your dreams

Our blog is called Life off the deep end because we are embracing crazy.  But I think we'd be a much different kind of crazy if we didn't have fears about our plans to sell everything and sail around the world with our kids.Fear sneaks up on me when I least expect...