Visiting the Lady Washington


The full scale replica of the Lady Washington launched on March 7. 1989 and was built in Aberdeen, WA. The original Lady Washington was given a major refit after the Revolutionary War in 1787 to be prepared for a unprecedented trading voyage around Cape Horn. And in 1788 she became the first American vessel to […]

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Flying the coop part 1


…so to speak. My oldest took that big first, sometimes frightening step beginning of June and it’s been in the making for a few months before that. We planned on how to do, when we would drive down to California, and I wanted to spend the most time with her I could until it was […]

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