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  • FI

    This Week

    This week; *James’ new catchphrase is ” We spent a year living on the water and now it feeling like we’re living under it” * We had lots of middle school drama but I am happy to report that Paloma will start at a wonderful […]

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  • FI

    This week

    This week: *Paloma turned eleven. We celebrated at a beloved New York institution. It was a pretty perfect day. * James started his new job. *We looked for and found an apartment. Yay!  A big thanks to our friend and soon to be neighbor for […]

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  • FI

    This Week on Board

    This week on board: *We packed up the boat ( one guess how James feels about packing) It was not fun, it was sad, boring and hard. Not a good combination, but it’s done! *Paloma dived into algebra with help of khan ( they should […]

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  • FI

    This Week Off Board

    This week off board: *James returned to Turkey.  Yay! * We paid another visit to our favorite market. *We took a road trip to the national park with longest name ever and visited some more ruins on the way. * Ronan turned eight. This was the […]

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  • FI Spice

    {this moment}

    {this moment} – A Friday ritual via soulemama   A single photo – no words – capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment I want to pause, savor and remember. If you’re inspired to do the same, leave a […]

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  • FI

    This week off board

    This week off board: * We went to the amusement park * We missed James alot *We checked out the market *The kids fell in love with Adventure Time * We’ve been grateful that it’s cooling off a bit here. How was your week?  leave […]

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  • FI

    Altinkum

    Yesterday I was struck by the similarity between the beginning of our trip and the ending. I found my self-making popcorn in a seaside resort town that prides it’s self on its Englishness; waiting for James and the next chapter of our lives to begin. […]

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  • FI

    This Week (not) on Board

    This week not on board: *We went to Didim’s temple to Apollo * Ronan lost another tooth, making him look a strange anti-vampire. It made wonder what young vampires do when they lose their baby teeth, then it was pointed out me that vampires are […]

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  • Ondine going to Dry_Dock

    Now this is not the end

    It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning. Churchill was referring to the changing tide of the Second World War after vanquishing German troops in Egypt.   I’m using it because Ondine is on dry dock, […]

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  • FI

    {this moment}

    {this moment} – A Friday ritual via soulemama. A single photo – no words – capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment I want to pause, savor and remember. If you’re inspired to do the same, leave a link […]

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