On Solid Ground

We are back!  The Konesco Crew arrived in Fort Pierce, Florida last Friday, June 20.  Marc estimated we would arrive at 6:30 am and we sailed in at 7 am.  Impressively close calculations!  But let me take a few steps back to a week and a half ago…   On Friday, June 13 we dropped Marc’s cousin Kelsey…

5 Month Interview

As part of homeschooling today, I decided to interview the kids and get their feedback on living on a boat for the last 5 months.  Additionally, Jen and I answered the questions.  Below is a  picture of their handwritten responses to work on their handwriting, and then I typed them into this blog.  Camden is taking after his…

Fish On!

As we began this journey, we had a desire to learn to fish.  For me (Marc), I grew up fishing bass in ponds and then up in Canada in Lake Erie but it was something I did occasionally and wasn’t very good at.  My Grandpa Joe found such joy in it and was a darn good fisherman.  I know…

Patience is a Virtue

So true indeed and one that I am continuing to work on.  As we continue with our journey, we are finding that we are waiting a lot these days…….. Waiting for the weather Currently, we are in Biscayne Bay south of Miami and just north of the Keys while we wait for a weather window…

New Friends and Cool People

We are three weeks into our journey and continue to meet a number of new friends and cool people.  Our dock neighbors: Ann and Dave: This couple is in the uber cool category.  They circumnavigated the world on a 7 year journey and are saving money to venture out again.  Both are very laid back…

Goals and first days …..

We are now 3 days into this journey as we moved aboard the boat this weekend.  We are having a great time and all are adjusting well.  We do need to watch our water usage as we have been using a ton.  Homeschooling is going great and Jen is doing an amazing job as the…

All the fixins……

–boat fixins that is — There are more projects that we will likely do (ie – adding watermaker and dodger) and likely additional things will break but hey, that just gives us more stuff to blog about — So when we bought the boat and went through the survey, we identified the items that we…