Category Archives: Sailing/Boating

I’m Back !!!

Greetings & Salutations! Been so long busy preparing and traveling on our year-long Great Loop journey that I am sorry I’ve neglected this blog. In the interim, I hope you’ll find, read, comment on our blog link at www.TravelsOfSanctuary.com. Our … Continue reading

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Ready for Adventure?

Today is day #28 of the Great Loop adventure. And, yes it truly has been an adventure. We’ve seen landscapes, waterways, and sunrises not seen before. Met new Looper people we would never have crossed passed with in our regular, … Continue reading

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We’re Alive!

Ever experience a day or maybe even week that you really hadn’t planned on? You might be in a phase of life right now you never expected to be in thinking … This or that only happens to other people, … Continue reading

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S.O.S. call

Recently my husband Steve and I were forced to call the Coast Guard for a rescue. We’ve been boating for over 30 years and always relied on our own wits and resources to get us out of a jam. Not … Continue reading

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Safe and Secure

Thunder booms in the distance Safe & secure from all alarms Lightening surrounds Rain crashes down Fire truck sirens blare Secure within my sailboat shell No worry; no cares My Father says: Do not be afraid Nor let my heart … Continue reading

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Sun sets over Lake Michigan

Free—free at last Free to roam, or Not to roam I only have This moment in time To do as I feel best Swimmers swim Sailors sail Surfers surf I pause Like no one else here Babies squeal and cry … Continue reading

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Beauty and Majesty on Mackinac Island

I just returned from a dream-come-true mini vacation. Three days on Mackinac Island, located in the State of Michigan between the states’s upper and Lower Peninsula. The island is a national historic landmark and a motor-free environment since 1898. Only … Continue reading

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Unplugged for 15 days

You’ve probably wondered where I’ve been the last couple of weeks — 15 days of being “unplugged” from Internet and cell phones. Yes, I said 15 days & I must say except for the first 2-3 days of nervous withdrawal, … Continue reading

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Will your anchor hold?

“Will your anchor hold in the storms of life, when the clouds unfold their wings of strife? When the storm tides lift and the cables strain, will your anchor drift or firm remain? We have an anchor that keeps the … Continue reading

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He never sleeps

“On my bed, I remember you; I think of you through the watches of the night. Because you are my help, I sing in the shadow of your wings. My soul clings to you; your right hand upholds me” (Psalm … Continue reading

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