Time to start…

Time to start…

We have been here since Monday and we never want to leave.

Since it took 17 years to make it back after we sold our last boat NAIAD, maybe you can understand how we feel. Even Ryan is getting into it.

All of us have been working hard – first just cleaning and going through all the stuff the previous owner left, then unloading the truckful of our stuff and hauling it onto the boat.

We are sort of settled in but have to leave in the morning and won’t be back for two weeks as we have commitments. Whose dumb idea was that?

Hang around some and we will get better at updates.

We are off to wilmington in the morning for the annual paws4people reunion, then back to the farm to help the new owners!

Then back here to start practicing sailing and boat maneuvers so we can ready to head outta here!

Needed: wifi booster for the main mast!



Opportunity and a bright future

Opportunity and a bright future

(Guest post – but I wish I had written it!)

Opportunity and a bright future… Land of Dreams!

America is what it is because of its dream makers. People who dared to dream and realized it through sheer hard work.

The individual flourished and the reason was because his country allowed him to.

There is always a sense of “why does the world criticize us all the time?” And that’s a valid question.

The answer is this:

The world looks up to America and if there is a small disturbance here in this country then the psyche of the world is affected. Americans are role models to countless human beings out there. This is the country which spends the most on philanthropy than any other. This is the country that provides freedom to citizens like no other.

Being the strongest and the most powerful has its drawbacks and one should accept it. There will be cynicism and the cynics will laugh at our miseries. Let them be. They are a negligible minority. To each word of cynicism there are a thousand words of love for us.

If we had gone for oil, as they cynics say, then we wouldn’t have had recession.

This is the country that glorifies its soldiers, champions its women and celebrates its secular credentials.

There is a robust media that can question the President and there are comedians who can make fun of the President.

We are a tolerant country. A rational republic.

Yes, there is problem here.

So what?

We had the Civil War, Great Depression, 9/11… But we are still here.

America is not just a country. It is an idea.

And that idea will live forever.

The Pastor’s Ass

The Pastor’s Ass

The Pastor’s Ass

The Pastor entered his donkey in a race and it won.

The Pastor was so pleased with the donkey that he entered it in the race again and it won again.

The local paper read:


The Bishop was so upset with this kind of publicity that he ordered the Pastor not to enter the donkey in another race.

The next day the local paper headline read:


This was too much for the Bishop so he ordered the Pastor to get rid of the donkey.

The Pastor decided to give it to a Nun in a nearby convent.

The local paper, hearing of the news, posted the following headline the next day:


The Bishop fainted.

He informed the Nun that she would have to get rid of the donkey so she sold it to a farmer for $10.

The next day the paper read:


This was too much for the Bishop so he ordered the Nun to b uy back
the donkey and lead it to the plains where it could run wild.

The next day the headlines read:


The Bishop was buried the next day.

The moral of the story is . . . being concerned about public opinion
can bring you much grief and misery . . even shorten your life.

So be yourself and enjoy life.

Stop worrying about everyone else’s ass and you’ll be a lot happier
and live longer!

(I have no idea who wrote this – but I love it!)

Abundance and Prosperity Attraction Made Simple

Abundance and Prosperity Attraction Made Simple

There is power in attracting abundance and prosperity.

There are millions of websites out there all with their own methods and techniques to use the law of attraction, so this will only be brief, and act as a no nonsense guide to some essentials you need to be doing to attract the abundance and prosperity that you deserve in life.

There are basic principles which all should considered in order to gain success with the Law of Attraction, and here are some key ones:


To find real success in attraction you should immerse yourself in it and make it a big part of your life. This is the primary essential principle – You need to do a lot of it, and change the way you live your life on a day to day basis.


The standard method of attracting prosperity, money and abundance is to think of it consciously in your everyday life, and the advice you will read everywhere is to use these positive affirmations on a daily basis. This is a very basic principle of attraction. When you repeat these affirmations day in, day out, then they will start to come into existence.

You will start to believe in the affirmation slowly, and the statements will become just part of who you are.


Visualization is a very powerful tool – it tricks the mind into believing the event has already happened, so much so that visualizing something is nearly as powerful as actually doing it – the near exact same emotions will be felt.

The important part here though is that whatever the mind thinks about and visualizes is what you will attract to yourself. Because you have already visualized yourself consistently with lots of money, with that new car, the new house etc then reality play “catch up” and brings to you more of the same – even though you technically have not experienced it.

Vision Board

A vision board is basically a board of various different images of the things you want to attract. So you could have helicopters on there, a picture of a mansion, pictures of money, swimming pools, cars, holidays etc

You will see your vision board every day, so thoughts of abundance will go through your mind on a regular basis even when you are not consciously repeating affirmations etc.

Make Changes As if It’s Happened Already

This means making the changes in your life as if the abundance you are seeking is already happening. For example if you met your ideal partner today would they have somewhere to sleep / to put their toothbrush etc? If not then make space for them – even go and get that new double bed. If you bought that dream car would you even have the space in your garage?

If you are not doing these things then it means there is a lack of belief somewhere deeper down. Imagine you were going to buy that dream car today, you would of spent the week cleaning the garage! So do it anyway!


Even the slightest subconscious hint of disbelief can hamper your success a lot, and even stop you from manifesting the things you want. We get more of what we think about so if even a part of you doesn’t believe you will be able to manifest anything, or doesn’t believe your efforts will work then this is exactly what will result!

Belief can be quite difficult to build upon, but you must just stay focused and see the positive in every situation. You can read about other people’s success to spur you on and keep you driven and focused.

Another way that you can enhance your belief is with the use of subliminal messages to reprogram your mind. Our subliminal attract money in abundance album will eliminate the deep rooted negative thoughts and disbelief in your subconscious mind so that your entire conscious mind and subconscious are working together as one – so you will be much more likely to attract the abundance you want – and much sooner too.