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Using the Marie Kondo Method to Tidy Our Boat

About Marie Kondo & Tidying Up Marie Kondo is a Japanese woman who has been obsessed with tidying up her whole life.  She’s sold millions of copies of her book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, and is an organization consultant. What spurred us to read her book?  Starry Horizons is pretty small compared to…

Tools for Cruising Boats Sailing Around the World
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Tools for Cruising Boats Sailing Around the World

One of the things David and I love about cruising is being out in remote locations, away from cities and towns.  During our world circumnavigation, we’ve been able to go to some amazing places like the Lau group of Fiji and the Ha’apai group of Tonga.  This also means we’re away from professional repairmen, chandleries,…

Reducing Disposable Plastics
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Reducing Disposable Plastics

Cruising Southeast Asia has made me so angry about plastics. It’s horribly depressing to realize that while plastics and waste, in general, are an issue in the United States, it’s nothing compared to the issues in countries like Indonesia. The prevalence of single-use plastics is overwhelming. For example, at cultural events we were given snack…