This IS retirement

27 November 2015 | Marina Fonatur Mazatlan
01 November 2015 | Guaymas/Fonatur Marina
30 April 2015 | La Paz City of Peace
14 April 2015 | La Cruz De Huanacaxtle
26 March 2015 | La Culebra, Colima....laguna
03 March 2015 | La Culebra, Colomilla, Isla Grande
08 February 2015 | Santiago/Manzanillo
07 January 2015 | Punta Mita
27 December 2014 | Rancho Cordova, Ca
14 December 2014 | Guaymas, Sonora, Mx.
04 December 2014 | Marina Seca Guaymas
22 November 2014 | Guaymas, Sonora, Mexico
16 November 2014 | Guaymas, Sonora, Mexico
03 May 2014 | Loreto, BCS, Mexico
21 April 2014 | Virtual marina La Paz
02 April 2014 | La Cruz de Huanacaxtle/P.V.
18 March 2014 | Barra De Navidad/Colimilla
24 February 2014 | Colimilla/La Culebra/Isla Grande
18 February 2014 | Santiago/Manzanillo
28 January 2014 | La Paz City of Peace

Christmas Carols

20 December 2007 | Melaque
Gabriellas grandpa
Greetings from festive Barra De Navidad. My good friends on the boats Adventure and Alaya took off yesterday for Zihuatanejo. They both have schedule to meet..one is going off to the South Pacific and the other to Florida. Now I have to find new friends...it's so tough out here. Yesterday I visited a fairly large town of 31,000 inhabitants called Cituatlan(see-wat-lan). I think I was the only gringo in the tow and it was refreshing not to have all the tourist trappings. Then I took the bus to Melaque for dinner and some Christmas carols at the all-denominational church. It is located in a cute palapa a hundred yards from the beach. Here is where my blog goes south...I have to get this off my chest and see what response I get...I think this Christian church by the beach has gone secular. We had print out of non-spiritual songs..about 23 of them. Then there was the Baptist hymnal. We sang songs like Frosty the Snowman and Grandma got ran over by a Reindeer and the like....while singing these songs the Pastors wife (who was leading the songfest) would say lets sing it again or another round of the chorus. Then the (few) spiritual songs out of the hymnal after singing the first verse she would say skip to the last verse....on every song out of the hymnal. I was a little more than miffed on this. Maybe I've been indulging into too much hot sauce.
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Vessel Name: Mannasea
Vessel Make/Model: Piver 36AA Trimaran
Hailing Port: San Diego
Crew: Grumpy grandpa/Phil Perkins
About: After spending the most wonderful 5 years of my life with my grandaughter Gabriella, it's my turn to go cruising. I'll keep going as long as it's fun and if I can get rid of this nagging feeling of returning to my grandaughter..
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My departure from Rio Vista to Mexico
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Her famous neck tugs.
Tenacatita cruise
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Tenacatita gang
too much Dramamine and sun
Dad..a lobster fisherman
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