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Back from Vacation...


Thursday, July 24, 2014

I'm back from 3 weeks sailing around Washington State's San Juan Islands. Our sailboat is 26 feet long, and has no room for my scale or many steps while onboard. I consider it a victory that I only gained 1 pound over that 3 week period. Of course, I started with some up pounds, so I have my work cut out for me again.

Here are a few glimpses of what we enjoyed:

Our sailboat, Pilgrim.


A cove found on a hike


Inside a hollow tree in Matia Island's old growth forest


Sunset off Ewing Point on Sucia Island


Prevost Harbor off Stuart Island


After sunset on a calm night


A rocky beach on James Island


Lovely Mt. Baker


It's good to be home!!


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Member Comments About This Blog Post:
MEADSBAY 8/6/2014 9:50PM

    Amazing pictures!
Sounds like you had a wonderful time in a beautiful part of the country.
One pound is very reasonable, methinks.
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KENDRACARROLL 7/29/2014 11:21PM

    Sounds like you had a fun vacation.
Thanks for sharing your pics.

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SUSANNAH31 7/26/2014 11:01AM

    What beautiful scenery! And what a special vacation that must have been.
Thanks for the photos.

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JANTHEBLONDE 7/25/2014 9:16AM

    Wow! What a wonderful vacation! That is awesome you sailed around Washington State's San Juan Islands for 3 weeks! Your pictures are absolutely beautiful! Thanks for sharing your fabulous trip! Hugs and love!
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KANOE10 7/25/2014 9:15AM

    Those pictures are beautiful. What a lovely way to see all of the islands. You did very well only gaining a pound on your trip. Way to go my friend. Now that you are home, you can easily work off any pounds that you want. I love sunsets on the water!

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TERI-RIFIC 7/25/2014 7:58AM

    Beautiful pictures. Really nice boat. What a grand vacation! emoticon

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TORTISE110 7/25/2014 6:07AM

    What wonderful pictures and an excellent accomplishment with your healthy weight too!

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PHOENIX1949 7/25/2014 12:55AM

    Awesome photos. My kind of vacation. Thanks for sharing.

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LOVEBONNIELOVE 7/24/2014 11:56PM

    Beautiful!! I have been there, but not on a sailboat. We went by ferry. You did great btw!! Back to reality! Thanks for sharing.

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TRAVELGRRL 7/24/2014 9:16PM

    Love the pics, they are GORGEOUS. WTG on only gaining 1 pound! That's really an accomplishment.

My cousin and his wife have lived on their sailboat for 4 years now. They sail up and down the east coast between Boston and the Bahamas. What a life, right??

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GINNABOOTS 7/24/2014 8:37PM

    emoticon , very beautiful pics. Glad you enjoyed your vacation.

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WATERMELLEN 7/24/2014 8:17PM

    What bliss! And no worries -- you'll do find shedding those very few "vacation pounds"!!

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CAROL494 7/24/2014 7:56PM

  Beautiful photos!

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WORKNPROGRESS49 7/24/2014 7:53PM

    Beautiful pictures!!! emoticon for sharing emoticon

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SLENDERELLA61 7/24/2014 7:39PM

    I was thinking about you today and wondering. I didn't realize you were on vacation, but I did realize you have been absent. That vacation just looks wonderful. The scenery is gorgeous. And you look great, too. You'll get those couple pounds. You know what to do and have proven you can do it!! -Marsha

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