We recently cut the lines, and ventured out to one of our favorite anchoring spots for an overnight. Keewaydin Island, for our boat, can only be approached on high tide. It's Izzy's favorite place - dogs are allowed on the beach. During the day it's packed full of small beached boats, but by 5 O'clock we have the whole beach and anchorage to ourselves. This is Izzy returning to Broulee after her last pump out for the evening. Her face is saying, "Mom, no need for a wash down - seriously, put the hose away. I barely got wet. Yea, right!!!
Then it was feeding time for the dolphins, Izzy thought swimming with them would be fun, keeping her on board was a major issue.
Rewarded with a beautiful sunset. We love this spot. Upon return to the marina, everyone asked "where did you go, where did you go? One couple said, "we need to get out of this trailer park. It is hard for us, normal adventurous people to be once again in a Marina. If you have to be stuck somewhere, this is a great place. We are planning another outing soon.
Deb back in Minnesota, again, for very nice weather. Record breaking warm temps - melting snow and ice in February is not normal. 63 degrees on February 17th was flip flop weather for me. Our yard is pretty much clear of snow. Ice on lake is sloppy and not safe. Looking at more snow this weekend, but, we should be over the hump as far as severe cold temp.
Broulee, once again, participating in the Blessing of the Fleet. Good friend Doug Stiefel helped crew with Captain Rick and Queen Isabella.
Sunrise view from Broulee's cockpit, looks like the Marco River is on fire - good to be back.