It was time to put a soaking tub in the back yard. This way we can enjoy ourselves, the yard and the sun all while soaking in a tub of warm water. We picked up a 160 gallon horse trough at the feed store last week when we picked up more food for the hens.
Casualty, Men Down! I have been watching my two celebrities coming in for two months now. They have even been featured in two posts with their magnificent girth and beauty. Apparently I wasn’t the only one keeping an eye on their slow maturity. Four days ago they started to turn orange. No Bugs, No Worms,
We have been taking the boat out, checking on its performance a couple of times a week until we had our first incident. It actually wasn’t to big a problem, but it did remind us that we are operating an old vessel that will have it’s own issues. We were sailing as close as we
So far all of our garden plots are doing great. The celebrity tomatoes in our first plot are getting huge. Our second (new) garden plot is taking off as well. It is hard to believe that we planted it only two weeks ago. We have a pumpkin plant that is taking over the entire South
We have been going into work earlier the past couple of days, so we can get can get off early and go sailing. The waves have been flat, but the wind has been blowing. Today we sailed down wind to Coronado Bridge, and then tacked back to our marina. It was an amazing and beautiful
Yesterday was the day we moved our boat to its new home. It was still at Driscoll Boat yard and we needed to sail it out of Mission bay, around Point Loma, and into it’s slip at Marina Cortez in San Diego Harbor. Everything worked fine, which was quite a relief. The red line plots
So we live by an airport, and planes fly by. You actually get use to it, the loud sound of the planes and all. You just learn to stop your conversations, or turn up the volume on your ipod and wait for it to pass. We have another loud shrieking sound that we hear as
It is hard for me to believe that ten years ago I was working on sail boats in a what use to be a small fishing village in Costa Rica. The plan at the time was to get a 6 pack captains license and work on boats for the rest of my life. Then I
The chickens are coming along just fine so far. We finally finished their coop and opened up the coop house for them to start exploring. Blanch, the Plymouth Rock, so far is still the friendliest and most adventurous of the three. She will eat straight from your hands. She actually got the other two to
Well allot of growing up has been taking place over here at casa de Coburn, or at least we tend to think so. Things have been growing fast. Every day we are having meals from our garden. Sometimes it might just be some greens for a burrito, other times we will have a entire meal.