Happy 2015!

Cap Sante Marina At Sundown

The lights of Cap Sante Marina and the City of Anacortes from the top of Cap Sante. The San Juan Islands are in the background behind Guemes Channel.

It’s been quite a while since I added a post to this blog. Primarily because our boating season last year was a bit of a bust. After taking care of the broken window in July (see earlier post), we had hoped to return to our boat and do some cruising. But that didn’t happen. So, even though we spent several weeks on the boat last summer, we never left our slip in Anacortes Marina! All due to the usual reason, “life got in the way.” Continue reading

We Return To Bend

Cap Sante Marina from top of Cap Sante

We had some really nice days in Anacortes before the fog set in, and on one of those days, we hiked to the top of Cap Sante. What wonderful views! This photo shows a boat on its way through the breakwater and entering Cap Sante Marina. The downtown area of Anacortes and surrounding residential areas are in the background.

We wrapped up our boating activities last week and have returned to Bend. We spent a little over a month in Anacortes working on boat maintenance and projects. We had hoped to be able to get the boat out to the islands for some late season cruising, but working on our projects took most of the time we had available to be away from home…plus we had about 10 days of really miserable weather and we had to take advantage of the good weather days to get our work done.

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Best Burgers in Anacortes

Brown Lantern

A quiet night inside the Brown Lantern Ale House.

Thought we’d be on our way by now, but find ourselves still taking care of things in order to get the boat ready. And, while we continue with our preparations, it hasn’t been convenient to cook on the boat…so we’ve been eating out for dinner.

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