10 Year Plan: Annapolis Boat Show 2015

Posted on Tue 13 October 2015 in Sailing • Tagged with Ten Year Plan, Sailing, Boat Show

What a great way to spend a few days of vacation! Annapolis in October is beautiful, and the boat show is amazing.

I learned a lot, and will plan to go again in the future. Someday, I'll get to attend on my own boat.

Here are all the pictures I …


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10 Year Plan: Annapolis Boat Show Day 1

Posted on Fri 09 October 2015 in Sailing • Tagged with Ten Year Plan, Sailing, Boat Show

I'm using my vacation time this year to check out the Annapolis Boat Show. I drove up yesterday, 10/8/15, and hit the show early this morning.

To be honest, I was almost as excited for the long drive as I was for the boat show. I love long …


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Day of the Dead Party Costume Plans

Posted on Sat 19 September 2015 in Sewing • Tagged with Ten Year Plan, Sewing

My plan is a dark vest with a themed lining, long sleeve shirt, and dark pants. To tie it all together, I found these great masks on ebay.

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The first one is fairly tradition, well made and very comfortable. Thanks seller ktn.cybermart for offering these. The second is just …


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Birthday Books

Posted on Fri 12 June 2015 in 10 Year Plan • Tagged with Ten Year Plan, Books

I spent a birthday gift certificate on books. Couple of sailing guides, a book about knots, and the Chapman piloting and seamanship 67th edition.

Great stuff and looking forward to reading each one.

Sailing books
Sailing books

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Hawaiian Classics Shirt in Green

Posted on Sat 18 April 2015 in 10 Year Plan • Tagged with Ten Year Plan, Sewing

I found a really cool green and white stripped seersucker fabric and had to do something with it. So I made another shirt using the Hawaiian Classics pattern. I'm really happy with how it turned out. I'm getting the hang of collars finally.

I also went back and fixed the …


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Hawaiian Classic Shirt #2

Posted on Sun 05 April 2015 in 10 Year Plan • Tagged with Ten Year Plan, Sewing

Time to start a new shirt. I purchased the Hawaiian Classics 220 shirt pattern from the Victoria Jones Collection. This is my first 'non-beginner' pattern. The instructions are great, and the construction is pretty straight forward. I did end up making several learning mistakes on the muslin, but the real …


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Learning To Sew

Posted on Sun 29 March 2015 in 10 Year Plan • Tagged with Ten Year Plan, Sewing

Part of the 10 year plan is learning some independence skills. For example, I want to be able to repair and create cushion covers and sail covers. This means learning some basic sewing skills and learning to work on a gear driven sewing machine.

Enter my beautiful Singer 15-91. What …


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Clutter and The Ten Year Plan

Posted on Mon 02 February 2015 in Sailing • Tagged with Ten Year Plan

I have a lot of stuff. Not nearly as much as some, but still plenty. I'm not a hoarder, so don't expect to see me on any reality TV shows anytime soon. During my last move, I took the opportunity to slim down how much stuff I cart around, and …


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