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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 and Hobbies too

Aphorism Alert: The gift of kindness is always a perfect fit.

Relaxing afloat and Hobbies

~ 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...

The tools and equipment mentioned in these articles can be found on one page. Click here for the Hobby Supplies page.

  1. Lonely No More

  2. First Mate

  3. Computer Short-cuts

  4. Shooting Star

  5. Making the Right Choice

  6. Dratted Dishes

  7. Making Friends

  8. Intriguing Possibilities (boat cards)

  9. Christmas Aboard 2013

  10. We've Seen Worse

  11. Pelican Visits Algae

  12. Blowing Bubbles

  13. Kindle Reads

  14. (Joshua Slocum's) Spray replica Anja

  15. Manatee Moves

  16. After Easter (pot luck idea)

  17. Seldom Bored

  18. Three Miles Out (Thursday's Child)

  19. Afternoon Entertainment

  20. Dallas and the Pelican

  21. Music aboard Seaweed (Alzheimer's too)

  22. Bandwidth Blues (internet afloat)

  23. Kindle versus Fire (nail polish too)

  24. Seeking Bandwidth

  25. Command in the Galley

  26. Barn Swallows (Kindle critique)

  27. Rocky Raccoon

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

  29. Happy Books (and drunk advice)

  30. Little Things (hobby afloat)

  31. The Birds (ordering iced coffee)

  32. Red Fish, Green Fish (visual clues)

  33. Gutenberg Books (for free)

  34. Summertime Computer Woes

  35. Scorpion Vacuum and Kindle Fire Questions

  36. Proper Attachment of a Terminal End

  37. Making a Laptop Stand (and computer advice)

  38. The Hammer (beachcombing finds)

  39. Feeding the birds (February 2021)

  40. Computer Mistake (off-grid error)

  41. Mildew and Rust Solutions

  42. Making a Garland

  43. A New Computer

  44. Marineland of Florida

  45. Gratitude for Gary


  47. 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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Every gift helps.

The Cruising Kitty is what boaters refer to as spending money. There's never enough aboard Seaweed!

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My Buddy, and his girlfriend...

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