Unexpected Noise is Never Good

I am striving to post twice a week.  Sometimes it will be more and sometimes less, but at a minimum I like to have a post out by Saturday morning.  I didn’t make it this week, because I’ve been sick with the flu or something these past few days, having absolutely no energy to doContinue reading “Unexpected Noise is Never Good”

De Echte Bossche Bollen

If you understand that you can not die and go to heaven until you have had an echte Bossche Bol your life will be quite simple. The following was written Thursday morning. It’s 08:00, I’m tied to the wachtplaats, waiting dock, for the Henriette Sluis just on the north side of ‘s-Hertogenbosch.  We have beenContinue reading “De Echte Bossche Bollen”

It’s Dark at Night

As I look at the videos I shot with my phone conditions don’t look that bad.  Monday morning unfolded into seas that were still less than 6 feet. With a “normal” day cruising, we should be in Vlissingen in 12 hours. The https://share.delorme.com/dauntless site is pretty nifty.  You can click on each circle and itContinue reading “It’s Dark at Night”

Food, Fuel and Fools Having left Honfleur, Sunday morning at 8:30 a.m., we are through the lock to the Seine by 9:00 and we are cruising downstream at warp speed, 10 knots, speed over ground. I’m finally enjoying my cup of coffee and morning croissant, though a faint order of diesel lingers on my hand.Continue reading