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Pioneer Update

It has been a very interesting few months here in North Carolina.  In December, we moved off Pioneer so that we could better prepare her to show to potential buyers.  We have rented a lovely apartment above a garage which … Continue reading

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Minnesott Beach – Fall 2013

Our plan had been to arrive at our marina – Wayfarers Cove – in the first week of October, get a few projects completed and then head south in early November.  It is now the third week in November and … Continue reading

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The Trip Back to North Carolina: March 2013

Our plan was to enter the US at Fernandina Beach and then cruise up the coast to Beaufort, NC.  Of course, a sailor’s plans are set in jello, and ours certainly were!  En route we saw some beautiful sunsets and … Continue reading

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Fall 2012 – The Trip South:

In accordance with our departure plan, Mother Nature gave us a break and created a very calm weather window for us to leave Beaufort, NC headed for Fernandina Beach, Florida.   Two of three sailing days were “dead calm”   … Continue reading

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The Texas/Arizona Trip

We left Minnesott in late May, 2012 hoping to take a little over two weeks to travel through Texas to Phoenix and then up into Saskatchewan. The stop in Texas was to meet up with cruising friends on “Big Fun”, … Continue reading

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Housing

Ron checks out the new Miniature Housing in the Low Rent Quarter                 Hi-Rise Living   Middle-Eastern Roof-Dwellers Condominium Association – Marathon Chapter Christmas Meeting     The Author>>

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Alphabet Letters Shortage

Marathon has been experiencing a scarcity of letters lately, causing imaginations to work overtime at substitution & interpretation. Remember the local library? (But are these letters sloping upwards?)   Same library, other side of the main entranceway. This Puzzle Sign … Continue reading

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Day Court

Just beyond the dinghy dock is what many refer to as The Tree Of Knowledge. Ron has several of his own terms: Morning Court; Evening Court; Noon or Lunch Court. Here the brightest Harbor minds debate the fate of America, … Continue reading

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Sights Along The Route

The “route” is our well travelled pathway from the Marathon City Marina to local restaurants, the library, bookstores and various other stores.       Our Shortcut To The Legion           Marathon works hard at animal … Continue reading

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Marathon Haunts

Along the “route” our favourite “must visit” places always are there, waiting for us………….. A short walk from the dinghy dock is our Sunday Stop for a Big Breakfast   Judy’s Destination On A Sandal Search   Another Feeding Station … Continue reading

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