The Adventures of Dave and Alexandra

Who: David & Alexandra
Port: Halifax, Nova Scotia
We're always Somewhere South of Somewhere.

The Banyan Love is Growing.

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We're on Facebook

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but we're not Tweeting or Instagramming.

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Our friends Paul and Sheryl Shard, of Distant Shores, are incredible producers of their very own TV Show.

If you haven't already, check them out.

Their DVD's are informative and fun to watch as they travel to all four corners of the world.

You might even find Banyan in some of them!!
03 December 2016 | Vero Beach Municipal Marina
29 November 2016 | Long and Winding Waterway
28 November 2016 | On the ICW, from Daytona to Titusville
27 November 2016 | St Augustine to Daytona
24 October 2016 | St Augustine, Florida, USA
01 October 2016
12 July 2016 | Dartmouth, NS, Canada
05 June 2016 | Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
02 June 2016 | Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
30 May 2016 | Devil's Tower, Wyoming
26 May 2016 | Badlands and Black Hills, South Dakota, USA
21 May 2016 | Spruce Woods Provincial Park, Manitoba, Canada
16 May 2016 | Winkler, Manitoba, Canada
13 May 2016 | Jacksonville, Florida, USA
06 May 2016 | The Landing at Ortega River, Jacksonville, Florida
16 April 2016 | Green Turtle Cay, Abaco, Bahamas

The Calm before the Storm

20 April 2012 | Halifax
Alex, TGIF type of sunny !!
Say what ?

It's now official, our house has sold. With Dave's son moved out, Dave and I are now truly "empty-nesters". The dinghy is repaired and back, ready to hit the water. The misc odds and sods of boxes and bags are starting to move. Closets and drawers are getting empty(er), garbage bags are filling up, money is coming in and money is going out. A see-saw balancing act.

And here I am saying it's been a quiet type of week ?? What is that, the calm before the storm ??

But I suppose it's all in the little things, n'est ce pas ? We're pacing ourselves. Doing a little bit of everything every day. From green power juices in the morning (thanks Hunny for cleaning the juicer) to power walking in the afternoons. Gourmet homemade meal one night to pizza and wings (go SENS go !!) the next night.

And in between there's work, work and work. From work with a paycheque (for me) to retirement work (for Dave). From the dreary daily chores of cleaning house and doing laundry to the not-so-dreary daily task of picking up every single piece of item you own and wondering what to do with it. From taking pictures (my camera is now officially busted !) to taking measurements (was that inches or cm's ?) and hoping our "junk" becomes someone else's treasure. And in between there's fun, fun and more fun. Dinners with family, and dinners with friends, evenings spent cuddling watching movies while we still have cable (NETFLIX has been axed), keeping up with blogs and designing our boat cards.

And so we are cha-cha-cha-ing along, keeping our sense of humour in check, our love strong and nurturing ourselves (body, mind and soul) with wonderful thoughts and things. And I prefer to say no, it's not the calm before the storm. It's about having made certain choices and envisioned a new way of living our life that has us now happily dancing along and making it happen.

CAPTION : Beer Bottle Racing at SYC. All lined up and ready to move on.
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Vessel Name: Banyan
Vessel Make/Model: Jeanneau 40 Sun Odyssey
Hailing Port: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Crew: David & Alexandra
About:
Welcome Aboard. I'm Alexandra, and if I'm not out Adventuring with Camera in Hand, or cheffing up a storm in my galley, I'm looking to pirate some WiFi to upload our latest tales (with way too many photos) about our most recent adventures. [...]
Extra: CHART YOUR COURSE: Our destiny is shaped by our thoughts and actions. We cannot direct the wind but we can adjust the sails.
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The Adventures of Dave and Alexandra

Who: David & Alexandra
Port: Halifax, Nova Scotia
We're always Somewhere South of Somewhere.

The Banyan Love is Growing.

http://www.hitwebcounter.com/htmltutorial.php
WebPage Visits

We're on Facebook

Sailing Banyan

but we're not Tweeting or Instagramming.

Should We #HashTag?

Our friends Paul and Sheryl Shard, of Distant Shores, are incredible producers of their very own TV Show.

If you haven't already, check them out.

Their DVD's are informative and fun to watch as they travel to all four corners of the world.

You might even find Banyan in some of them!!