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An Afternoon at Mystic Seaport

During that surreal week between Christmas and New Years Day, when you are never sure what day it is and you are over full from too many Christmas cookies, we decided to take an afternoon off and walk to the Mystic Seaport. 

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December 29, 2016


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TOPtoTOP Global Climate Expedition Traverses Mystic

TOPtoTOP arrives at Mystic

Earlier this month, Top to Top visited Mystic. Their presentation at Mystic Aquarium put focus on how I live and the message behind how I see the world.  Dario said one thing, and I'm sure this isn't a perfect quote...

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Mystic Lighted Boat Parade 2016

One of my favorite Christmas traditions as an adult is to the Lighted Boat Parade on the Mystic River the Saturday after Thanksgiving every year. Now that we have our shop right in front of the river, it makes that tradition even more enjoyable. We just step out onto the porch and watch the fun! I just downloaded the pictures and want to share my favorites.

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The Draken Harald Harfarge Arrives At Mystic Seaport

Draken Harald Harfarge Viking ShipI've just returned from The Mystic Seaport and the Viking Dragon Ship, the largest Viking ship sailing in modern times... It was a beautiful fall day today and there was quite a crowd, but I got a sneak preview of what was to come as I overheard one of the crew members of The Draken Harald Harfarge, Karolina talking about her journey with two of the members of the museum

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September 13, 2016

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Newport Boat Show, Getting Ready for the Sailors and Boaters

Sailor Knot Bracelet setup at Newport Boat ShowBoat Show Setup Pictures at the Newport International Boat Show 2016.  Stop by and see us September 15-18, 2016

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July 11, 2016


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Mystic Wooden Boat Show

Wooden Boat Show arrives in MysticThe wooden Boat Show was here at the Mystic Seaport June 25-27.  We've been going as guests for 10 years, but this was our first time as exhibitors.  I'll let the pictures do most of the talking.

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1,100 Survival Bracelets taught at Mystic Aquarium in 32 hours

Survival Bracelet Class at the Mystic Aquarium Taught by Mystic Knotwork


...Our knot class quickly grew to a feeding frenzy of excitement for learning, with all 8 stations filled for 4 hours each day, with more students watching and learning as well....

1.4 miles of para cord used to teach 30 students per hour the art of survival bracelets (macrame for those of us over 40).

Check it out! 

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