Monthly Archives: March 2013

Miscellaneous Updates

[NOTE: This post from March 31st got lost in my archives during our server change. I’m reposting it to get it back in the archives.] My plan to change out the water heater got delayed. A guy at the marina … Continue reading

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Water Heater Arrives

Several weeks ago, we developed a weird problem with our water heater. Only, we didn’t know initially it was the water heater. First, we had these mysterious runnings of our main fresh water pump. Usually this means there’s a leak … Continue reading

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Visit Palm Covered Beach

Back in early 2010 we had fun times exploring the San Blas archipelago in Panama. Beautiful islands, fantastic beaches, great snorkeling, interesting culture, and lots of interesting sea life. We also had our friends David and Edel with us for … Continue reading

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Boating Life: Boat Parts Age Quicker

Boats are like houses in some ways. They both can start out new and have only a few problems initially, if they were built with quality and with good quality systems, and if you properly maintain them. There are some … Continue reading

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Change of Pace

For the past couple of weeks, things have been in flux on what our plans would be for the coming weeks/months. The initial recovery period from the eye surgery required me to take it pretty easy. So we assumed I … Continue reading

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Update After Eye Surgery

It’s been about 6 days since the eye surgery. The first couple of days after the surgery were pretty slow for me due to recovery from the general anesthesia. I slept about twice as many hours as normal and was … Continue reading

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Starting Recovery

The surgery went as planned.  Despite a last minute issue: the night before I started getting a sore throat.  But, after speaking with the anesthesiologist we decided to go ahead.  General anesthesia was used so I don’t remember much beyond … Continue reading

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One Day Before Eye Surgery

This journey of ours around the world is a really long one. We left in 2009 and now, more than 3 years later, we are just a bit past the half-way point. We have had an experience of a lifetime. … Continue reading

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Boating Limitations

Turns out the Singapore restrictions on boating in the area are even stronger than I realized. They have very specific rules on how to travel when moving in their waters. We knew they required a 12-hour notice before moving into … Continue reading

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Moved to Singapore

Over the weekend we finally left Puteri Harbour in Malaysia and have moved Tahina to a new marina in the heart of Singapore. We are off the island of Sentosa – which is a resort island with a golf club, … Continue reading

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