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Technorati website registration


This is the code to register JC McDowell and the Family Unit with Technorati. In theory, I can build traffic and track the visitors with this simple registration.

I’m trying to spend a little time every day learning more about building the website traffic. It will help on several fronts. Namely, the more people [read more by clicking on title]

How to Move onto a Boat; part 2- Lose the Overhead

The last post we talked about the first step on planning to move onto a boat. Downsizing and really getting rid of the land anchors that bind you both financially and physically is an important step to finding your new life of freedom that living on a boat can offer.

In this day and age [read more by clicking on title]

How to Move onto a Boat; part 1- Lose the Stuff

Making the transition from land to water can be intimidating. Moving from a 2,000 square foot home to a 600 foot boat not only means having to face the years of clutter in the closets to downsize your possessions but it also requires facing the reality that your home, your castle, is now subject to [read more by clicking on title]

Problems, Obstacles and How they Differ

We’re back in St. Simons, Ga. after traveling clear across the country to Tucson, Arizona and then down to San Carlos, Mexico. The trip helped to clarify what direction we’ll be heading in the ‘near’ future and illuminate new obstacles that we’ll have to overcome.

I don’t want to say ‘problems’ because it’s probably not [read more by clicking on title]

Making Money Living on a Boat

I would say there are two extremes concerning how to make enough money to live on a boat and then there is everything else in between.

First, there is the more conservative, only ‘slightly’ dis-associative method which involves living on a boat while still tethered to land. These are otherwise known as slips and marinas. [read more by clicking on title]

Living Simply means Getting Your Hands Dirty

In this age of instant, life like, hands free, digital, better than yesterday, time saving, fuel efficient, increased productivity, lower carbon footprint, twitter filler, and facebook friends living simply can be anything but simple. You are confronted daily by the temptation of easier living through modern technology which ironically takes so much time to manage [read more by clicking on title]

Tips on Buying a Sailboat

Matt and Davina, generously donated to ‘cruising coffee’ and they had some questions about buying a boat. We edited out the specific info on the boat they’re interested in until they make a decision. With their permission, here’s what they had to say..

I sent you guys a five spot on cruising for coffee because [read more by clicking on title]

Equipment Needed to Live on a Sailboat

I have a few months to work on our ‘wish list’ for our new boat, a 1993 Gemini 3400 Catamaran, that we bought in San Carlos, Mexico in June. Our crew list is expanding with a new baby expected in November, hence the need for a bigger boat, but that gives me some time [read more by clicking on title]

Living on a Sailboat in Mexico

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You know an ICE COLD draft beer in Mexico is a very affordable price of approximately $1.25! Click Here to Buy Us a [read more by clicking on title]

Tips for Traveling by Car into Mexico

After buying our new boat, a 1993 Gemini 3400 Catamaran, more than a month ago in San Carlos, Mexico this was the first chance my wife, Hilary, could see the boat for herself.

We drove over 2000 miles across country in our 1999 4×4 Suburban 6.5l diesel from St. Simons, Georgia to Tucson, Arizona where [read more by clicking on title]