Category Archives: Birds

Day 33 – An Easy Day

Monday, November 14, 2011 Salty Sam’s Marina, Fort Myers Beach, Florida (See Photos – Week 5, Day 33) Monday was an easy day. Our last meal on the boat had been lunch on Sunday and the Captain wanted a “real” … Continue reading

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New updates – photos and pages

Hi Friends, Although it’s been a couple weeks since our trip ended when we all departed in Fort Myers, Florida I left you hanging a bit… I am happy to say that I’ve been able to get the rest of … Continue reading

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Day 31 – An Amazingly Beautiful Night

Saturday, November 12, 2011 Gulf of Mexico  N 28 35’ W 083 52’  to N 26 37’ W 082 14’ La Costa Island, Florida (See Photos – Week 5, Day 31) Last night we sailed through the night. Terry and … Continue reading

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Day 30 – Tag-a-long

Friday, November 11, 2011 Gulf of Mexico N 29 40’ W 85 16’ Anchorage to N 28 35’ W 083 52’ (See Photos – Week 5, Day 30) We had good wind to raise the main, fore and staysails. Depending … Continue reading

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Day 24 – Waiting

Saturday, November 5, 2011 Basin Creek on Tombigbee River, mile marker #145 to mile marker #87,  Tombigbee River (See Photos – Week 4, Day 24) We sat at anchor with the three other boats from the night before. We heard … Continue reading

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Day 23 – Wildlife Swimming Wild

Friday, November 4, 2011 Demopolis Yacht Basin, Demopolis, AL to Basin Creek on Tombigbee River, mile marker #145 (See Photos – Week 3, Day 23) The first order of business after breakfast on board, as the restaurant was closed, was … Continue reading

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Day 11 – Coconut Cranberry Macaroons

Sunday, October 23, 2011 Turkey Island, Illinois River to Norfolk Southern Railroad Bridge (see accompanying Photo Blog for Day 11) The morning was started by spotting bank beaver holes in the river banks. Andy and Hugh had seen one the … Continue reading

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