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About juliemckaycovert

I am a therapist, teacher, photographer and published author. I am a lover of life and nature. My husband, Hugh, and I live off the grid on a remote 40 acre island, Shelter Island, just off of Drummond Island in the far eastern Upper Peninsula of Michigan. This blog is about my life, a life I thought I'd never be able to live. This blog is about dreams and ideals being manifested. It is about daily events with a backwoods twist. It is about the simple pleasures and wonders being brought forth. I invite you to be inspired and even, as some friends have, live vicariously through my words.

Day 29 – One to Six Books

Thursday, November 10, 2011 Gulf of Mexico N 30 21’ W 087 00’ to N 29 40’ W 85 16’ Anchorage (See Photos – Week 5, Day 29) The morning routine was pretty normal – roll out of bed shortly … Continue reading

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Day 28 – “Hello Gulf of Mexico”

Wednesday, November 9, 2011 Turner Marina to Gulf of Mexico N 30 14’ W 87 27’ (See Photos – Week 4, Day 28) Although my alarm was set for 6:30, I woke up at five o’clock and began thinking about … Continue reading

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Day 28 – Leaving Mobile

Hi Friends, Just a quick note to let you know we’re almost about to cast off our lines from Turner’s Marina on Dog River near Mobile. We’ll be sailing 24 hours a day from here to Fort Myers, FL out … Continue reading

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Day 27 – Take Two

Tuesday, November 8, 2011 Turner Marina (See Photos – Week 4, Day 27) Oatmeal is the standard fare for breakfast when we’ve been underway. Eggs and bacon, and grits if we have them, take a while to cook so I’ve … Continue reading

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Day 26 – The Joys of a Marina

Monday, November 7, 2011 Turner Marina  (See Photos – Week 4, Day 26) Breakfast was a bit more leisurely than normal. We were docked at Turner Marina and had no where to go until about 2 PM, when the masts … Continue reading

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More Photos Up

Hi Friends, I’m getting closer to getting caught up in posting photos – through Day 19. Check them out through the Photo Blog page and tab. Posts are up through Day 20. In real time we’re on Day 25 of … Continue reading

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Day 25 – Baked French Toast

Sunday, November 6, 2011 Mile marker #87 to Turner Marina, Dog River, Mobile, Alabama (See Photos – Week 4, Day 25) It was our last day of the river. We were all ready for a change. Hopefully when we are … Continue reading

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