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A nice fall weekend – 2015

We raced to the boat on Friday night after work, loaded all our gear and food aboard and were off to Sand Island by 5:45pm. The winds were northwest at about 10 knots and we found ourselves with bigger than expected swells coming from the west.  The swells were bouncing the boat around and it just required us to pay attention and keep the boat under control. It takes us two hours to reach East bay of Sand Island from Cornucopia and the sun would be setting at 7:25.  We knew we would be anchoring just after sunset and that…
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Labor Day – 2015

I’m writing my first real blog post today.  So if you’re seeing this, you are right at the very beginning.  It’s Labor Day today, 2015, and I’ve spent most of the weekend setting up our first real website  It’s not much to look at yet, but as in everything I do, I have big dreams.

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