Key West wasn’t the only adventure of March, 2017. We can’t forget about St. Patty’s Day and Spring Break! One of our marina’s long-time dock hands, held a St. Patty’s Day bash at his house, which is just a short bike ride away from the marina. Lucky for us, St. Patty’s Day was on a … Continue reading Saints & Spring Breakers
Between the four of us in the Wiffullens crew, (Bobby and Christina Mullens, plus Will and Tiff), we like to go somewhere for one or two of our birthday’s each year. We did Barbados for Christina’s birthday in December, and local things for Tiff’s birthday in January, so for my birthday in March, we planned … Continue reading Key West, Take Three
February is the heart of “season” here in SWFL. So, this means a lot more traffic both on land and on the water. Fishermen say that the fish patterns change this time of year, because of the water temperature. But, I secretly think the fish are hiding from all the water-bound snowbirds and rental pontoon … Continue reading Butt Darts & Boat Life
As you may recall, the trip from Marinatown to Snook Bight was supposed to serve as our official Captain training session. However, when the one engine overheated after 5-minutes of leaving the dock, Captain Russell ended up handling the boat the entire trip. So, we asked him to come back out for take two of … Continue reading Captain Training – Take Two
It was three months before we had our first guest stay aboard Wiffersnapper – ’twas none other than my Mah! As a fellow water-lover with dreams of buying a sailboat soon, she was super excited to see our new home and stay aboard. Prepping For Mom Her excitement actually worried me a little, because up to … Continue reading Our First Guest!
Christmas Eve Eve, I got off work early and spent a lovely afternoon on the top deck of Wiffersnapper with Will and the cats, oh and a few glasses of whatever this drink was that Will concocted to resemble a Christmas tree… and our citronella candle. Christmas Light Bike Ride After dinner, and about four … Continue reading Our First Christmas Aboard Wiffersnapper
When we returned from Barbados, a few of the boats were already decked out in Christmas lights and decorations. “Oh crap, it’s December!” I thought to myself as we brainstormed how we would decorate our new home. We already owned a few decorations from the year prior when we decorated the rental home… but where would … Continue reading The Tree Will Fit