Jan 312016

Yesterday, as I was sifting through my emails, social media, and other sites of entertainment, I got the following message from Charlie on the Fritter Facebook page.  His questions were of the type I suspect others may have.  So rather than answer him direct in FB, I told him to stop by here and I […]

Aug 102013

The Key West Citizen reports that the country is mulling over three possible sites for a new mooring field in the Keys. For those of you unfamiliar with what a mooring field is, the concept is pretty simple. A mooring field is a set of anchored moorings set up in a protected area like a […]

Aug 102012
Living Aboard, Marine Sanitation...

Of all the facets and issues of living on a boat on the water, none causes more problems, more headaches, and more fines than the issue of proper disposal of waste.  And by waste I mean the kind that we humans ingest and deposit later on.  It’s highly illegal to dump raw sewage over board […]

Jul 132012

Well, you may want to rethink your cunning plan before dropping anchor any old place.  For you landlubbers out there living on the hook means living on a boat and anchored someplace that isn’t attached to firm land or bottom.  Meaning no docks, piers, mooring balls, or other permanent type structures.  Living on the hook […]

Minimalism and Disasters

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Mar 162011

Let me say before I get into this post that I in no way shape or form mean any disrespect nor am I attempting to trivialize what has happened to the Japanese in light of the recent events.  The suffering they are going through is terrible and the worst may be yet to come.  But […]