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  • Books

    Book Review: Seven at Sea

    When I was sent the synopsis to Seven at Sea , I thought it sounded so intriguing. The book is written by Erik and Emily Orten – a husband and wife who, along with their 5 kids, learned how to sail and after a few years decided to buy a boat and spend 10 months living on the water sailing to the Caribbean and back. A New York family who decided to learn to sail, leave their city life behind, and live on a cramped boat for 10 months. What?! They take turns writing sections of chapters or chapters themselves and tell everything from traveling to the British Virgin Islands to improve…

  • Photography,  Travel

    Photo Challenge: Adventure

    The latest photo challenge from The Daily Post is Adventure . Adventure can mean so many different things to different people. It can be going on a road trip, sky diving, trapeze, or even something like trying out a cooking class. I actually have gone to a trapeze class before, but that was a few years ago and I wanted to capture a sense of adventure from something more recent. I decided to go with this picture I took of some surfers in Hawaii when I was there last month. This was taken the day after the hurricane. This was in Kailua-Kona and there were a lot of surfers out that day.…