Addie’s Take: January 2022

We left Aruba the beginning of January and headed straight to Jamaica. We went on a three day passage. It was easy. On the passage I watched movies like Aquamarine, Pitch Perfect, Another Cinderella Story, etc… and watched TV shows like Lost in Oz, Just Add Magic, etc… and listened to music from Glee, Disney, … Continue reading Addie’s Take: January 2022

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Addie’s Take: Nov/Dec 2021

Makenzie, Ella and Gavin came down to the boat. Gavin only came down for a week. Makenzie, Ella and Gavin got to see Renaissance Island which we call, Flamingo Island. There are flamingos that live on the island, but they are not native to Aruba. Some flamingos are pink. They are really good at hunting … Continue reading Addie’s Take: Nov/Dec 2021

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Addie’s Take: Sept/Oct 2021

While in Bonaire, I made new friends and saw a few that I met in Grenada last year. I had some of my girlfriends over on Aventis to see the new Cinderella on amazon prime with Camilla Cabelo. I have been talking about this for a long time. I was excited to finally be able … Continue reading Addie’s Take: Sept/Oct 2021

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Addie’s Take: Aug 2021

Mom and I went to the states while Dad was in the hospital. We flew into Atlanta and cleared customs. The customs  line was crazy and overwhelming.  We stood in line for two hours. The next day we drove to Boone, North Carolina. We got to see Makenzie and Ella. We stayed at the Towne … Continue reading Addie’s Take: Aug 2021

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Addie’s Take: July 2021

We took off from the Virgin Islands and were on our way to Bonaire. It was great the first night. The next day mom and I felt fine at first, but later on we both started to feel seasick. We think we might have overdosed on Bonine trying to make sure we did not get … Continue reading Addie’s Take: July 2021

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Addie’s Take: May-June 2021

We took the boat to Long Bay to be able to pick Makenzie, her roommate Anna, boyfriend Gavin and Gavin’s frat brother Alex. When they arrived we were happy to see them and meet Gavin and Alex. We went to eat at Tap’n Still: it was good. We took them to Caneel Bay and let … Continue reading Addie’s Take: May-June 2021

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Addie’s Take: April 2021

We had Don and Mel stay on the boat.  Mom and Dad picked them up from Havensight and took them to No Passports, which sells adult slushies (I stayed on the boat with the dogs). When Mom, Dad, Don and Mel arrived on the boat the dogs and I were so happy to see them, … Continue reading Addie’s Take: April 2021

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Addie’s Take: Feb 23-Mar

We got to babysit Parker because Stephanie from Dreamcatcher hurt her back and Jake was on a trip visiting his sons  and their nephew. We took Caper, Chance, Rosco, Daisy and Parker to the beach and let them run around and play to  get their energies out.  We took Rosco and Daisy( Parker’s brother and sister) back to … Continue reading Addie’s Take: Feb 23-Mar

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Addie’s Take: Jan 1-Feb 17

Recently I was on the paddle board and Mom said it was time to come in and do school work. I said there is more to life than just school. For example, there is the environment and spending time with family.  What I meant was I wish I could have more time to do other … Continue reading Addie’s Take: Jan 1-Feb 17

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Addie’s Take: Nov 4-Dec 29

Goodbye Grenada and Hello USVI We took off from Grenada and started sailing over to the USVI. The trip was long (2 1/2 days) but no one got seasick. I found it a little boring because it was nonstop moving and there was no internet.  I could only watch downloaded movies like The Sound of … Continue reading Addie’s Take: Nov 4-Dec 29

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Addie’s Take :Oct 1-Nov 3

We went to the Grenada Chocolate Museum and saw how chocolate was made and the history of chocolate. There is a bean called the Cacao bean which is the source of both Cacao and Coca supplies. Cacao refers to the uncooked form of chocolate. When the cacao beans are roasted, they are then called Cocoa … Continue reading Addie’s Take :Oct 1-Nov 3

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Addie’s Take: Aug 10-Sept 24

For anyone who knows my dog Chance, this won’t be a surprise, Chance had another mishap. It happened when we were meeting some other boaters at an uninhabited island. Chance caught himself on the hook of the sunshade when he was going to greet guests that dinghied up to our boat. The hook caught on … Continue reading Addie’s Take: Aug 10-Sept 24

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Addie’s Take: July 15-Aug 5

On July 17 we were anchored in Prickly Bay which is on the south side of Grenada. We got to go to the St George’s University Club at Prickly Bay where there was a pool. In order for us to go and use the club we had to do a lot of talking since it … Continue reading Addie’s Take: July 15-Aug 5

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Addie’s Take: June 26-July 4

We have been exploring more of Grenada! Recently, we went to one of the restaurants/bars at the Spice Market at Grand Anse Beach called Beach Bum with Patrick and Rita (Bella), Kevin and Mary (Pisces), Stewart and Sandra (White Wings), Chris and Jan (Sapphire), David and Eilene (Raven), as well as Kent and Kathy (Wind … Continue reading Addie’s Take: June 26-July 4

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Addie’s Take: June 3-June 24

We arrived in Grenada! Yay!! We sailed away from the US Virgin Islands, and after 72 hours at sea, we got to the dock at Port Louis Marina in Grenada. We had our temperature checked and then we moved to the quarantine anchorage. This is in St. George, which is the capital of Grenada. From … Continue reading Addie’s Take: June 3-June 24

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Addie’s Take: May 2020 Part 2

A few more things I had to share that happened in May… Caper and Chance (my dogs) kept hassling me to write about their new friends. When we were anchored for about a month at Brewer’s Bay in St. Thomas, Caper and Chance made new friends as well, their names were Rosco and Daisy. Rosco … Continue reading Addie’s Take: May 2020 Part 2

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Addie’s Take: May 2020

In May we made new friends… On May 6th I got to have a real treat for dinner because ever since the restaurants closed, Dad has been cooking dinner.  Dad’s cooking is really good, but it’s nice to have someone else cook our food.  Mimi and Fabio (from Endless Summer) came over to our boat … Continue reading Addie’s Take: May 2020

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Addie’s Take: Mar. 10-Mar. 29

Spring Break 2020 Yay! We had my sisters Makenzie and Ella, and their friends Lily and Anna, come visit us on the boat for spring break. Which means I got to skip school while the girls were here! We got the girls at Brewers Bay in St. Thomas US Virgin Islands. The next day we … Continue reading Addie’s Take: Mar. 10-Mar. 29

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Addie’s Take: Jan 22-Feb. 23

On January 22nd we arrived in the tropics at Mayaguana, Bahamas (the most southern Bahamas Island). We had a two-day passage sail to get there. We sailed through breakfast, lunch and dinner. I got to sleep at the fly bridge. We saw the sunset while the boat was moving. We eventually stopped at 2:00 in … Continue reading Addie’s Take: Jan 22-Feb. 23

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Addie’s Take: January 4-17 in the Bahamas

On Saturday January 4th, we got to experience the Junkanoo in George Town, Bahamas. It only comes once a year. It is usually in late December after Christmas on Boxing Day, but it got postponed this year to January because of the weather. Junkanoo is a celebration of freedom from slavery. It had really loud … Continue reading Addie’s Take: January 4-17 in the Bahamas

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Addie’s Take: Starting the New Year

We started the new year at Sand Dollar Beach in Stocking Island, Exuma. We dingyed over to the beach and Mom wanted to find sand dollars. Since it is Sand Dollar Beach and because she used to look for Sand Dollars when she was a kid. Dad found them first. We hiked up some very … Continue reading Addie’s Take: Starting the New Year

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