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23' mini-trawler
by Schucker

Janice aboard Seaweed,
living the good life afloat...

Trawler life on a nickel budget is possible.
I'm doing it and you can too.

Janice Marois, nautical journalist.
Accredited member of Boat Writers International.

The Entertainment page
Relaxing afloat

Aphorism Alert:  I no longer try to be right. I chose to be happy. Rick Elias, survived Hudson River plane crash.

Relaxing afloat

~ listed chronologically, as posted ~

A friend of mine on S/V Odesseus ("Hi Jim") told me it's not wasting time if you're having fun...

  1. Lonely No More

  2. First Mate

  3. Computer Short-cuts

  4. Shooting Star

  5. Making the Right Choice

  6. Making Friends

  7. Intriguing Possibilities (boat cards)

  8. Christmas Aboard 2013

  9. Pelican Visits Algae

  10. Blowing Bubbles

  11. Kindle Reads

  12. (Joshua Slocum's) Spray replica Anja

  13. Manatee Moves

  14. After Easter (pot luck idea)

  15. Seldom Bored

  16. Three Miles Out (Thursday's Child)

  17. Afternoon Entertainment

  18. Dallas and the Pelican

  19. Music aboard Seaweed (Alzheimer's too)

  20. Bandwidth Blues (internet afloat)

  21. Kindle versus Fire (nail polish too)

  22. Seeking Bandwidth

  23. Command in the Galley

  24. Barn Swallows (Kindle critique)

  25. Rocky Raccoon

  26. Heat Rises and Mildew Grows (finding discounts on Amazon)

  27. Happy Books (and drunk advice)

  28. Little Things (hobby afloat)

  29. The Birds (ordering iced coffee)

  30. Red Fish, Green Fish (visual clues)

  31. Gutenberg Books (for free)

  32. Summertime Computer Woes

  33. Scorpion Vacuum and Kindle Fire Questions

  34. Proper Attachment of a Terminal End

  35. Making a Laptop Stand (and computer advice)

  36. The Hammer (beachcombing finds)

  37. Feeding the birds (February 2021)

  38. Computer Mistake (off-grid error)

  39. Mildew and Rust Solutions

  40. Making a Garland


  42. coming soon



The Archive holds a chronological list of every item published on my website. It includes a brief synopsis (not just the title) along with the topics covered in each article.

Click on the title and voila: you're there. Enjoy!

Topics of Interest:
You can achieve a simple satisfying life


For years I've been collecting short pithy statements otherwise known as aphorisms. If you're like me and enjoy the weird, go ahead and CLICK!

These are previously posted -- for new, you'll have to come visit again.

My home is not fancy by any means, however you cannot imagine how wonderful it is to come back to her after an expedition on shore.

If I can live this life, why not you too?

Skipper, First Mate extraordinaire

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