From The Home Office

Our Family is Growing AGAIN!!

Our Family is Growing AGAIN!!

Suddenly, someone handed me a cell phone and I didn't notice that my son-in-law's mother was recording me with her phone...…

Naughty Nautical Terms!

Naughty Nautical Terms!

READER DISCRETION ADVISED! It's time for some fun word-play! …

A Funnel Cloud Overhead!

A Funnel Cloud Overhead!

Our phones all started singing with weather warnings. There was a tornado north of us...…

Love Bug Cemetery…on the Boat?

Love Bug Cemetery…on the Boat?

Last week, a zillion (yes, I counted them) love bugs descended on our city. It was obviously a very well-planned Arthropoda orgy...…

Island-hopping and Deep Sea Fishing!

Island-hopping and Deep Sea Fishing!

Our sailing trip is back on since a local mechanic told us the drive shaft is in good enough condition to last for several more months...…

Seizure on the Boat!

Seizure on the Boat!

Do your spouse a favor and add "husband" or "wife" after their name in your phone so they can be located in an emergency.…

Amberjack Rampage!

Amberjack Rampage!

The waters of our marina came alive!!…

When the Boat’s A-Rockin’ (Heh…)

When the Boat’s A-Rockin’ (Heh…)

All of the sudden, all of the boats started rocking violently. I mean, Tanny was pitching so much that we were having a hard time walking in the boat!…

Meet Baby Jack!!

Meet Baby Jack!!

I'd like to say that everything went swimmingly, and that little Jack popped out like a spring chicken. But, the Hoys never do things the easy way...…

Solar Eclipse Party!

Solar Eclipse Party!

We're ready for the eclipse!! Here's what we're doing!…

Three Weeks and Counting!

Three Weeks and Counting!

Our bags are packed. We're ready to go. We're standing here outside the boat's cockpit door...waiting for the phone call to alert us that...…

How I Became a Smuggler…

How I Became a Smuggler…

We have a large duffel bag that unzips on top. I pulled it out of the closet, and put it next to the kitty carrier. Would it fit?…

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