Can It Already Be August?

Boat reflections at Anacortes Marina

A serene early morning at Anacortes Marina—quiet and glassy calm, resulting in mirror-like reflections of the boats on C Dock.

Life can be challenging at times. Even though we wanted to take a long cruise this summer, we have had to take care of business before we can take off in the boat. We recently decided it’s time to downsize our house, and we’ve been busy for the past several months fixing things and sprucing up the house so we can sell it and move on. We have finally completed the work we needed to do before putting our house on the market, and we have come to stay on our boat while the house is on the market.

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Sunrise at Anacortes Marina

Anacortes sunrise

The boats moored at the dock are still in the dark as an early morning sunrise lights up the sky. I took this photo from our flybridge…if you look carefully, over the breakwater, you can see lights of an anchored oil tanker on the left, and lights from the refineries on the right. The outline of Mt. Baker is also visible toward the right of the skyline. What an inspiring way to start the day!

We are both Twitter subscribers (Alice at @page7ladybug and Jim at @halfwave468) and follow the Cliff Mass Weather Blog, which provides some great insight into Pacific Northwest weather.

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