Time Flies ….

Time flies when you’re having fun, whether it’s on the boat or in the travel trailer. We’re enroute back to the boat, but in the meantime, enjoy some photos from our time on the Outer Banks….

The Countdown Is On

Where did the summer go? Is it really almost time to return to the boat for the winter? Oh darn!

15 Don’t Miss Ideas for 4 Days in Denver

4 days in Denver? Highlights and suggestions on things you may want to do!

Sailing Anyone?

s/v Winterlude may be tucked away for hurricane season but that doesn’t mean we aren’t enjoying sailing! Although I did suspect an ulterior motive when David asked me if I wanted to go sail “just for fun” in our little race boat. Our Y Flyer (18′ one design inland lake – usually – scow) desperately […]

When Ya Gotta Go….

Gotta go, the lake is calling…..

Sailors Telling Tall Tales

Whenever sailors congregate, tall tales are sure to become even taller!

What Will the Last 10 Years of Your Life Look Like?

We spent Christmas at my Dad’s lifecare center. Some of the age 90+ folks are having a blast and some look like mere shadows of what I’m sure used to be fun people. A sailing friend posted this public service announcement: “What Will The Last 10 Years of Your Life Look Like?”. I don’t normally share other resources, but this one hits home.

Alaska Live: Photo Essays to Help You Plan Your Alaska Trip!

Years in the dreaming and planning, finally the Geezerheiken crew experiences Alaska. If you’re planning a bucket list trip to the vastness that is Alaska, join us — maybe you’ll get an idea of what you want to do … or not .. from our trip experiences. Or if you just want to look at some pretty scenery in the photo essays, join us! All the adventures, all right here! Click on the post’s title to link to the entire photo essay. Enjoy!

And I Thought I Was Tired On an Overnight Passage!

I remember being really tired after several overnight passages, but I think we’re even more tired staying with our grandkids while Mom & Dad are off for a well deserved mini-vacation.  It’s one of the privileges of being a part-time cruiser!  We’ll be back aboard in just a few days & then unpack the boat […]

Hiking Without Trails? A Geezerheiken Dilemma!

We love to hike and call it “geezerheiken”, not because it’s a brew pub, but because we meander slowly, take our time and enjoy the walk. But Denali National Park doesn’t have hiking trails like most parks so this we wandered in the tundra with no trail, all the time wondering if around the next rise would be a grizzly bear….