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Seven weeks ago we left the marina in Bellingham. We have not been back to one since. It feels good to be self sufficient enough to effectively never need a slip again – this in large part to the composting toilet and the water maker. However, some weeks back – before the resurgence in COVID cases around the world – I made a reservation in the Des Moines marina (a short ride share away from Seattle airport) for two nights to have my son fly in from Colorado for a weekend visit. But as the virus cases were ramping back up Kerri and I decided it was not prudent to follow through with a full visit on a boat where socially distancing was not possible, so the plans were changed to me taking the flight out to visit him and returning on the same day.

It was all arranged on a Friday, meaning we needed to arrive in Des Moines marina on Thursday afternoon. Mid day, and with Kerri continuing her work, I untied from the mooring ball at Blake Island and knocked out the t.... Continue Reading at Road To The Sea



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