Small World Big Dream

Nonsense writings from sailors who lost their minds among the various boat improvement projects.

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Craig is a madman. Over the last fourteen years I have only scratched the surface of the nuances of his special version of crazy. Before we made the Big Left Turn, I started to realize that I married someone who, left to his own devices, might become a hermit. Honestly, I had no idea. Suddenly […]

And so it goes with projects. Day 2 of the Battle of the Cupboard Leak has been a strategic nightmare. After reinstalling the stanchion supports, we sent a river of salt water along the deck to test the repair. We were not long in suspense; the leak may as well have laughed in our face […]

Sailboats are like icebergs. A substantial portion of them lies beneath the surface of the water. The entire existence of the boat is a balance to keep her afloat and upright. A lot of engineering and mathematics can explain how it all works, but our main objective as boat owners is to keep water on […]

Can there truly be a Taco Tuesday when you eat tacos multiple times a week? YES. Every day with tacos is a day to celebrate. Shout out to the Metcalf clan in Tucson who really got me hooked. One of these days Kris is gonna perfect those things! Can you believe that even though Craig […]

Krystle likes to make fun of me. I’ve provided her with plenty of fodder over the years, but recently she likes to make fun of me because she has convinced herself that I want my next home to be one of those monolithic dome houses. Super energy efficient, maybe half built into the side of […]