Antiguan Highs and Lows OR “Good Memories, the Full Spectrum!”

A friend here told us the story of how his stepmom stopped in Antigua in the 1980s, on her way from Italy to Mexico. She finally completed the trip and arrived in Mexico...in 2005. Antigua certainly has a way of keeping you here. We arrived in November, planning to stay for a few weeks then…

Family in Antigua

I always wanted a big family. Growing up, it was mostly me, my mom, and my younger sister. Which was great, don't get me wrong. I can't think of two better humans to have spent my first 18 years with. But sometimes big families looked like they had the party all figured out. Well, I'm…

Marco Island- First Solo Adventure with 3

There are two places I love to go in Florida, and both have a slight "Truman Show" tinge to them (anyone remember that Jim Carrey movie?!) One of the places actually WAS the set for the Truman Show--Seaside, Florida. The other is Marco Island. It is so picturesque and perfect that it really does remind…

Newport to Florida: Solo Adventure on Cannonball

Elise Quebec, Cannonball and Robin Hood’s new captain took Cannonball on a SOLO ten-day run from Newport, Rhode Island all the way to Stuart, Florida, where Robin Hood is getting prepped for departure to Grenada. I posted some of her pictures below, and included some of my favorite travel quotes. Solo on such an adventure…

Life with Rocky: First 3 months + what I really couldn’t live without

The so-called “fourth trimester” (the first three months of your baby’s life) can be a lot of things. Depending on what kind of baby you get, you may not even make it out of the house. With a good-natured summer baby--and him being the youngest of five--we were out and about immediately. It almost feels…