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Happy New Year 2013!

30 December 2012
Embrace life’s challenges ~ Uncharted territory in your life is not good or bad, it just is.  Yes, it may rattle your foundation, and you may be tempted to pullback, say you can’t do it, or bail completely.  But these are exactly the conditions that set you up for massive amounts of personal growth.  Each experience through which you pass operates ultimately for your own good. 

As a New Year is upon us, we naturally reflect on where we have been, as well as optimistically planning where we are going. We bring love, wisdom and gratefulness for another year spent together and all of the learning we have experienced, both individually and as a couple and family.

In all honesty, this year has probably been the toughest year that we have experienced together thus far. Without sharing the details, we have been challenged both mentally and physically with the twists & turns our path in life contained. At times, we barely recognized what our life was anymore & were forced to dig deep to find what it was we wanted to create for ourselves. Throwing out the old and slowly adding the new and true.

We are blessed to reside in a neighbourhood unlike no other we have ever lived. We have made friendships of the heart, where you truly love and look out for one another. We have been overcome with the generosity of our friends both near and far. We also have an amazing, supportive family and their unwavering faith in our choices certainly helped us stay true to our hearts, when we were questioning the validity of our every move.

As this year of learning comes to close, we are entering 2013 with greater strength, renewed spirits, hearts full of love and fresh optimistic paths!

To my fantastic husband, soul mate & partner in love – thank you for putting an endless smile on my face & in my heart each & every day regardless of life's circumstances! So very thankful for you.

To all our family & friends we thank you from the bottom of our helped miraculously whenever we needed it, even when we didn't ask. We love you all & wish you only the best in the New Year!

Cheers to learning, confidence, new paths, experiences, & adventures!
Vessel Name: Orion
Vessel Make/Model: '38 Dencho Choate
Hailing Port: Victoria, B.C.
Crew: Darren & Cindy, & our adventurous dog Missy!
About: Come share in our living aboard adventures while we work to fund our extended cruising kitty!
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Orion's Photos - Main
3 months of blissful travelling, until an incident with the engine off Quadra Island, forced us to be towed in to Campbell River and get back to work!
67 Photos
Created 28 October 2012
Sailing in the Broughton Archipeligo, otherwise known as our back yard!
27 Photos
Created 28 October 2012
Some random photos of our adventure to Alaska!
117 Photos
Created 27 October 2012


Who: Darren & Cindy, & our adventurous dog Missy!
Port: Victoria, B.C.