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8 Year Report: the Boat

    The year for the boat started with leaving Subic Bay for the Holidays and a six-month cruise. We soon discovered an unsolved drain in the DC side, causing havoc with our battery storage. We replaced the last of the older batteries and after sure it was not more, added two more 8d Trojan …

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The Sound of Music

    One of the few things I truly miss not living in the modern world, live professional musical theater. I have always had a passion for musical theater, even in my youth. My folks took me kicking and screaming to see Yule Brenner in the King and I and I have been hooked ever …

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All In

    This morning I awoke to some heart-breaking news, the daughter of a dear old friend had tragically died in a random and unpredictable home accident. I was there when this child, now 22 years old, was born and watched her grow up to an amazing woman. I watched as my friends raised this …

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Summer at last

    After a late typhoon, we began our seasons cruising with a trip back to one of the favorites, Coron. Again, we met old and new friends, dove the famous WWII wrecks and bathed in the hot springs.     from a typhoon to sunshine Our plan was to venture off shore to the …

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Pray and be Safe

    For seven years, I have been dodging typhoons, those pesky little dark circles on the satellite images found in the tropics that can destroy your dreams. We followed Hurricane Jemina into Mexico and saw the carnage in 2009. We kept to the rules of below twenty degrees south after November 1 crossing the …

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