Last week, we had our Bon Voyage Party on Thursday, returned the car we'd been loaned for the past month Friday, and took some of our house family from San Francisco out on the water Saturday. At that point, the most wonderful ease descended upon on us. All our obligations to anything other than our ship are fulfilled. We need only now tend to our ship and to one another. We are adoring these final preparations. That doesn't mean it's all easy or going smoothly; projects on boats rarely go as one plans. I find myself very often contemplating the words of Sven Yrvind from one of Lloyd Kahn's beautiful books on alternative homes: Tiny Homes on the Move: Wheels and Water. Sven has spent much of his long life aboard small boats. He said that "Most people misunderstand life. Money does not make you happy. Comfort does not make you happy."
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://gettingfr.ee/2018/08/30/on-the-cusp/