Chapter 4 – “The Restart”

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Chapter 4″The Restart” “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.”Benjamin Franklin Big Blue died.  Yes, I couldn’t believe it either.  After spending the day in San Diego enjoying Coronado Beach and biking around town, we hopped into Big Blue as the sun was just setting.  Our mouths watered for fish tacos. We could almost […]


Chapter 3- “Storm Clouds”

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Chapter 3″Storm Clouds” “Without patience, we will learn less in life.We will see less.  We will feel less.  We will hear less.”Mother Teresa Almost three weeks into our adventure, and we were headed back to Monterey, our starting point. We had gone a grand total of 240 miles, round trip.  As nighttime temperatures fell, weariness started to […]



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Introduction “People underestimate their capacity for change.There is never a right time to do a difficult thing.”John Porter, musicianToday it is August 1, 2016.  It is early morning, and I am sitting at the kitchen table writing while my husband and daughter are sleeping.  Actually, I can’t call it a kitchen table anymore.  In the past […]