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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: 

Memory Lane
Stories from yesteryear

~ listed chronologically, as posted ~

  1. The Fishing Boat
  2. Warranty Paperwork (SeaSense bilge pump)
  3. Scissors in the Galley (baked bacon)
  4. Refrigerator Power Requirements
  5. Powering the Refrigerator The Complete Series
  6. Beckson Plate Fix
  7. Red Tide and Forest Fires
  8. Washing Dishes and Saving Water
  9. Fixing a 24-hour Clock
  10. Perfect Eggs - Eggy Timer (no reefer advice)
  11. Halloween 2018
  12. Red Tide Miracles
  13. My Life Afloat Decision (Alz advice too)
  14. Mistakes Made - Pick the Right Boat
  15. Energy Efficient Christmas Lights
  16. Battery Check and Cheater Method
  17. Running the Hounds by Captain Sid Tracy
  18. Mucket the Mallard Drake
  20. 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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