Month: January 2011

We chartered to all sorts of people.

  On Water Lily, we often chartered to professionals. One lady danced for us as her husband played on an imaginary piano keyboard. He was following some music we provided on the stereo system we had. They normally performed in

Martinique, where we had a new fuel tank built

  We entered Fort-de-France, the capital of Martinique for a new fuel tank to be built. As we approached the island, Marie raised the French courtesy flag to the starboard spreaders. (Les had a full set of signal flags aboard).

My shadow box

Marie and I went to Michael’s hobby store looking for a shadow box for my flints. What we saw was plastic and quite expensive. So, I decided to make my own. I had some 1 by 3 lumber that I

The things those natives carried on their heads!

I bought a flower for Marie from this vendor in Trinidad on our big down-island cruise. She was amazing.

Some more Mexican ruins I really like.