Monthly Archives: October 2016

Our first guest

Our first passenger was a tree frog I named Simon.  We don’t know how he got there but here he is.  Sitting next to a cup holder.  When Mark started lowering the dingy he moved out of the way but … Continue reading

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Waccamaw River in SC

What a great day to be on the water.  I wrote letters to my grandchildren as we traveled a river that continued to take my breath away.  The ICW is amazing even in the busy parts.  You have to pay … Continue reading

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Down the ICW

What an adventure.  We are waking up this spectacular sunrises and going to bed soon after an awe inspiring sunset.  We have had some really picturesque anchorages and have only got stuck for a few minutes at a time. We … Continue reading

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Elizabeth City. Here we are.

We were able to leave the Dismal Swamp after saying bye to some wonderful people.  The trip was beautiful and impressive.  After twelve days there were still flooded roads and houses along our route.  We reached Elizabeth City about 530 … Continue reading

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Good News, wait, What?

We received some good news last night.  Well, perhaps it was just enough to give us hope the locks would open soon.  However, once I thought about it, perhaps it was not good news at all.  You can let me … Continue reading

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Hanging Out In The Dismal Swamp

No surprises, we are still here.  We don’t know how long it will be before the locks are repaired, but we are in a very tranquil location, we have plenty of supplies and all is well.  Meanwhile, we stay busy.  … Continue reading

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Enduring Hurricane Matthew

As we expected, it appears we may be stuck at the Dismal Swamp Canal Visitor Center for a little while longer.  Water is on the rise again.  I Got up this morning around 7:00A.M. to find that he water level … Continue reading

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