The Life (October 2016 – ???)

Well, this is it…We managed to slip the lines and get on our way. As the old adage goes, this is the beginning of the rest of our lives. We have no specific plans except to cruise slowly down the west coast of Baja, then either turn the corner into the Sea of Cortez or, depending on the weather, mosey across to the mainland. We’ll see. If you wanna know where we end up, you’ll have to track us!


Recent Posts from The Life: Destinations

2020 Migration: Northbound on the Mainland

The Captain trying to relax while underwayMay 16 – June 6, 2020 After a couple of months chillin’ (read: isolatin’) on the Costalegre, it was high time to start moving north in anticipation of the upcoming summer storm season. With all … Read More »


Ever since our dear friend, Ryan, spent nearly three months with us back in 2017, flying his drone – launching from terra firma and from my hand while at sea – and taking amazing photographs … Read More »

Finally - Orcas!

We had an amazing wildlife encounter today. We took the dinghy to the north side of the Coronados (see “Where’s Free Luff” for geographic reference) so Rand could (legally) spear fish, but, unfortunately, the fishing … Read More »

Passage-making and a Love Affair

Have I told you that I’m in love? Well, of course, I’m still in love with my husband of 20 years (most of the time), but another love affair has been ongoing, unbeknownst to me, … Read More »

2020 Migration: Costalegre Isolation

Found this little stowaway, named him Javi, then found him squished under the tea kettle a few days later. Geez.March 26 – May 15, 2020 Welp, we left Zihua in the rear view mirror and returned to a very quiet Barra de Navidad; the COVID-19 pandemic was casting a wide net over the globe, … Read More »

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