After so much fun listening to the audio book versions of the the first two installments of the Hornblower saga, … More
The Saga of Pas de Deux, Part 10: No, I don’t have my visa yet. Benn put up the headlining on the boat. Not much else to report.
Lately, pretty much every conversation I have begins with something along the lines of: “So…when are you actually going to … More
The Saga of Pas de Deux, Part 9: A Married Couple CONTINUES to Suffer the Injustices of a Cruel World! A Vessel Lost at Sea and Heroically Recovered! Alternative Energy Sources Secured by Enterprising and Parsimonious Sailor!
No news is good news, as the saying goes — which only goes to show that whoever coined that phrase … More
#Pas de Deux, Part 8: A Married Couple Separated by the Injustices of a Cruel World! A Beacon of Light Shines through the Darkness!
There hasn’t been a Pas de Deux update in a while. And there’s a good reason for that: there hasn’t … More
Boating Tips: Cleaning Dirty Sheets
First of all, to clarify: sheets on boats are what normal people refer to as ropes. They are also sometimes … More
Pas de Deux Update #7: Inclement weather! Pas de Deux bravely weathers the storm! Plus: the contents of my secret diary — on display for all to see!
England is famous for its fierce and furious coastal gales, which whip up off of the water and crash against … More
Pas de Deux Update #5: Halfway Around the World and Back — Just Not in a Boat
Yikes! This is our first post since Halloween. (Thanks to our number one fan, Ian, for noticing!) It seems we … More
HALLOWEEN SPECIAL! A Review of The Phantom Ship, by Frederick Marryat, with THREE Scary Illustrations
What better way to celebrate Halloween than with a good gothic novel? I don’t mean a “good” novel with elements … More
Pas de Deux Update #3: Terrible explosions! Deadly gasses spewing from the engine bay! Benn’s life in peril!
Grace Hopper, Rear Admiral in the US Navy and computer scientist extraordinaire once said, “A ship in port is safe, … More
Renovation Update: Immediate Repairs and Pressing Affairs
This has been a very exciting week for little Pas de Deux. Benn and Fuji are finally settling into life … More