Monthly Archives: December 2011


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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Underway to Cuba in 2011

Finally we were ready to head south in early November.  No more freezing temperatures to contend with by departing in December!  Last year on our trip from Minnesott Beach to Honduras, we travelled alone.  This year we are back sailing … Continue reading

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Preparing to Leave for Points South 2011

Come mid October, we began getting Pioneer ready to head south.  A few repairs  (as is always the case), social gatherings (to say our last goodbyes) and the major event – PROVISIONING FOR THE WINTER!  We think that we have … Continue reading

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On Thursday, December 1, Pioneer sailed through the dismantled bascule bridge into Boot Key Harbor to spend 15 moored nights before crossing the Florida Straits to Varadero, Cuba. Ron was quite entertained by local sights & busy with the camera … Continue reading

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