Up Close Before Leaving

A week on Hontoon Island was a chance to get close to nature -- very close -- and I didn't waste it. Some say that living on a boat is living in nature, and that is true to some extent. But you can still miss a lot, especially with a motor running. In my last … Continue reading Up Close Before Leaving

‘Gators! No Swimming Here …

If you don't live full-time in Florida, the caution signs are disconcerting at first. For a day or so, you keep a close eye on the riverbanks and the water surface. You imagine what might happen if you fall overboard. You wonder how many teeth they really have. But after a few days and several … Continue reading ‘Gators! No Swimming Here …

Many Moons in Midwinter

"Where is Many Moons, and when are you going back?" People want to know! There's something about the boating adventure called The Great Loop that grabs people, even non-boaters. The "Many Moons-The-Boat" blog has been mostly silent since I left the boat at Thanksgiving. About once a week, somebody asks me, "What's going on??" So, … Continue reading Many Moons in Midwinter