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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 Memory Lane page
Stories of Yesteryear

Aphorism Alert:  Siblings: Oldest: I make the rules. Middle: I'm the reason we have rules. Youngest: The rules don't apply to me.

Memory Lane
Stories from yesteryear

~ listed chronologically, as posted ~

  1. The Fishing Boat
  2. Warranty Paperwork (SeaSense bilge pump)
  3. Securing the Microwave
  4. Upside Down Tomato Plant How-To
  5. Scissors in the Galley (baked bacon)
  6. Refrigerator Power Requirements
  7. Powering the Refrigerator The Complete Series
  8. Beckson Plate Fix
  9. Red Tide and Forest Fires
  10. Washing Dishes and Saving Water
  11. Fixing a 24-hour Clock
  12. Perfect Eggs - Eggy Timer (no reefer advice)
  13. Halloween 2018
  14. Red Tide Miracles
  15. My Life Afloat Decision (Alz advice too)
  16. Mistakes Made - Pick the Right Boat
  17. Energy Efficient Christmas Lights
  18. Battery Check and Cheater Method
  19. Running the Hounds by Captain Sid Tracy
  20. Mucket the Mallard Drake
  21. Microgreens Seeds to Harvest (part 3)
  22. Microgreens Aboard Seaweed (series)
  23. The Newest
  24. Birds bring Happiness
  25. Christmas Friends
  26. Christmas Memories
  27. New Alternator Bracket
  28. Hanger Storage
  29. Cheesecake (easy no milk/no bake method)
  30. Alex Moody's Carafe
  31. Seaweed's New Address
  32. Barracudas and Ciguatera Toxin
  33. Screen Solution (newest version)
  34. Adding an Air-Breeze Wind Generator (#2 in series)
  35. Power from None to Now (the complete series)
  36. Holiday Cards
  37. Apple Options
  38. Making a Garland
  39. Daddy's Bottom Scraper
  40. Pancake Memories
  41. Watermaker Woes
  42. Inverter Friendly Pancake Griddle
  43. Estate Sale Book Finds
  44. After Hurricane Ian  (part 2)
  45. Before and After Hurricane Ian (parts 1 and 2)
  46. Marineland of Florida
  47. Expensive Tomatoes (comments)
  48. Rules for Life
  50. coming soon




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You can achieve a simple satisfying life


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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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