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The Ups and Downs of being a Boat Kid

Up: You get to go to all sorts of places. And when you’re down south its warm! Down: On the way to all the places there can be big waves and you get seasick. And being seasick isn’t fun.   Up: You can find other boat kids everywhere. Almost everywhere we have been...

Our life is like a vacation!

Eh… not really!  But we hear that all. the. time. Let me tell you what our life is like since moving aboard our sailboat, fixing it up for 5 months in San Diego, and sailing down to La Paz Mexico… Pro: We live on a sailboat in Mexico! I mean come on! It’s sunny, warm,...

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...

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