Category: Family

2019 Marine Corps Birthday and Veterans Day

November 10th is the Marine Corps Birthday. The best day of the year. November 11th is Veterans Day. As a junior in High School I joined the US Army National Guard. Having lived on a small boat with my parents in the…

Growing up on a boat

YouTube sailing channels are fun to watch. Usually young, beautiful, healthy, people travel to exotic locations and spend extensive alone time. Gorgeous sunsets, amazing sunrises, tropical breezes, and romantic locations all while wearing the least amount of clothes possible. Because…

Plot Twist: The PICC line

WARNING: There are graphic pictures included. If you are squeamish now is your chance to look away. What is a PICC line? A PICC Line is  Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter. Basically it is a long thin tube inserted directly into…

Plot Twist: Holidays, appointments, and adventure

This is not the ideal way to spend the holidays. I was supposed to be on vacation with my family, sailing to the Bahamas, relaxing in the sun and playing in the warm blue water. Instead I spent the week…

Plot Twist: You have cancer

You know how life is going along and everything is good, really good. You have a great job, live on your boat, you’re empty nesters, and everything seems to be falling into place. Then…PLOT TWIST! This really is my life.…

Plot twist: It is all good

This is the life of all good. In March 2018 Sydney and I set out to live on a boat, sail, and work at our new awesome jobs. We are having a blast. Baseball games, awesome co-workers, an excellent boat, and…