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January 2017

Prague, Europe’s Fairytale City

January 28, 2017 // 0 Comments

Make Plenty of Time for Prague On our “EurailMadDash” this summer we allowed more time for Prague than we spent in any other city – and still wish we’d had more time. Neither Rand nor I had been to Prague before, but we’d heard of its beauty, culture and intrigue. We [read more]

Seal the Deal – recaulking our Galley’s Silicone Seams

January 27, 2017 // 0 Comments

Our most recent boat improvement project: re-caulking the silicone seams in our galley. Silicone acts as a water and moisture repellant and it provides a nice lining between surfaces. When silicone caulk gets old and grungy, no amount of cleaning will make it look good, and it may be letting [read more]

Making Yogurt While the Sun Shines

January 26, 2017 // 0 Comments

It’s hard to find unflavored, unsweetened yogurt on Grenada. Plain yogurt is such a useful staple; we use it to make for a savory sauce to cool and complement spicy food by adding mint, garlic, coriander or cumin to the yogurt. It’s also perfect for making coffee-flavored yogurt, which [read more]

Magical Kanberra Gel Cleans Mold, Mildew or Bad Odors

January 23, 2017 // 0 Comments

We first discovered Kanberra gel at the Annapolis boat show. My first reaction was that it seemed expensive, but I liked the smell (very fresh and clean) and the salesperson’s explanation that it cleans and disinfects and goes after odors, mold and mildew without chemicals so I bought the [read more]

Our Newest Toy Makes Taking 360 Degree Photos & Videos Easy!

January 22, 2017 // 0 Comments

360° photography is now a snap on Golden Glow thanks to the Ricoh Theta, an inexpensive camera that takes 360-degree photos and video with ease. Prior to Christmas 2016, to make 360° photos we had to use our Google Nexus phone, which required standing in one place and moving the phone [read more]

Drink Coffee = Live Longer? More and More Science Says Yes!

January 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

I freely admit – I’m a coffee-aholic. I greatly enjoy my morning cup of happiness! But I’m interested to know, what’s your favorite morning beverage? For anything you’re consuming daily, you want to be sure it’s healthy, right? Did you know that drinking coffee [read more]

Home Improvement – New Fans

January 15, 2017 // 0 Comments

Another Sunday, another home improvement project on Golden Glow – We didn’t realize how enjoyable these new  Caframo Sirocco 12V Gimbal 3 Speed Fan, White, Small fans would be until we installed them. They’re ever so much quieter and more powerful, without using any more [read more]

Trampolines – Out with the Old, In with the New

January 14, 2017 // 0 Comments

Why Catamarans have Trampolines. Have you ever wondered why there are open-netting trampolines on the front of a catamaran rather than fiberglass decking between the hulls? Ted Clements, the brilliant designer of the Antares 44i catamaran, explains the reasons: Safety: You want to keep as much [read more]
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