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Tales from the boatyard

by Christine Kling Wayne likes to tease me about how fiction writers don’t have a hope in hell of making stuff up that is anywhere near as weird, crazy, or ridiculous as the truth. You know, the stuff that falls … Continue reading

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Learning to cook Fiji-style

by Christine Kling Vuda Point Marina here in Fiji offers the occasional event that helps make the boatyard time go by faster. They have a Happy Hour night, Half-price Pizza, and a once a month Farmers’ Market. The event I … Continue reading

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When is “correct” the incorrect choice?

by Christine Kling We’ve been busy here in Fiji fixing things, but Wayne and I are at work on vastly different projects. He is working with the welder and crew to fix the keel cooler. We also have guys on … Continue reading

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The Drifting Circus comes to town

by Christine Kling Cruising boats and cruisers certainly do come in all shapes and sizes. I’ve seen tiny little midget boats under 30-feet out here in the Pacific as well as humongous catamarans and retired maxi racers put to new … Continue reading

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Hello big city!

by Christine Kling We are on a free mooring tucked away in a corner of the big bay in Viti Levu where the city of Suva can be found. Our little bay is on the opposite side from the big … Continue reading

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Stranded Naked Blues-Available for Pre-Order.

By Mike Jastrzebski Stranded Naked Blues is now available for pre-order at Amazon, Barnes & Noble,           The Apple Store, and Kobo for $3.99. The actual publication and deliver date is June 14th, but if you are thinking … Continue reading

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The End . . . is often a beginning

by Christine Kling In certain circumstances, those can be the two most beautiful words in the English language: THE END. I got to type those words this week just before I emailed off the 130,600 word manuscript of Knight’s Cross … Continue reading

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Home again

by Christine Kling We made it back to Majuro after very long layovers in San Francisco and Hawaii. We left Ontario, California at noon on Sunday and arrived here around noon on Tuesday. Not fair! We lost a day by … Continue reading

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I am a do-it-yourself junkie.

By Mike Jastrzebski I hate to admit it, but I think I’m addicted to do-it-yourself projects. I was in my twenties when I was bitten by the bug. My first wife, my two-year-old son, and I moved from Detroit to … Continue reading

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At war with myself.

By Mike Jastrzebski Both Christine Kling and I have written in the past about the difficulties of writing and living on a boat. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not complaining, but after all, the subtitle of this blog is So you … Continue reading

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