Thanks to Janice Waller for this great early morning shot taken while going down the River Medway in the UK!
A smile beamed across my face as I walked around the ferry staring out the windows while we weaved our through Washington’s San Juan Islands towards Friday Harbor. I didn’t see a single other vessel on the water, as a typical Pacific Northwest fall weather system was blowing up from the south across the Strait of Juan de Fuca: intermittent rain, blustery winds at times, and of course, sunbreaks. I missed this place.
When our cab driver dropped us off at the boat in a light rain, before leaving he turned and said, “Welcome home.” After a month of traveling, much of it spent on the east coast, it is great to be back on the boat. We’ve lived aboard for over two years now and that month was the longest we’d ever left Yahtzee, and definitely the longest it has been since we’ve hoisted the sails. Yikes. We’ve got to do something about that. So after cleaning her up and hitting the grocery store, we’ll get out to find some new anchorages and islands to explore. Home indeed.
Enjoy this week’s edition.
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