Category Archives: Madame Geneva Ship’s Log

All posts from the Captain and First Mate

Can I Come Back?

“Can I come back?”  A couple months ago, after returning from our trip abroad and well into homeschooling back in Folly Beach, Quinn made an error in judgement and was promptly kicked out of school (yes, that means ‘sent to his room’).  Our session was interrupted by an airplane with those very words.  Humbled, he […]

Vieques to Culebra to St Thomas to St John

So clearly, we got a bit behind on our log here…but sometimes that happens when you are setting off to avoid complete solitude, vulnerability, excess seediness and find yourself instead settling amongst the sea turtles, boobies, and gorgeous coral reefs. We left our lovely serene anchorage in Vieques mainly because we were the only ones […]

Bienvenidos a Miami!!!

What a contrast. Easy Gulf Stream crossing to Mia Marina in the heart of downtown. High rise skyscrapers all around the basin. Miami has a beat, a pulse. There is always music somewhere nearby. The marina has live bands at night and restaurants, daiquiri bars and free water! Madame Geneva is clean- a big deal- […]

Chub Cay…take two

When we left Nassau with Chub Cay on our minds, we thought of the little isle as a slight mass of land where we could safely toss an anchor and remove ourselves from the roll of the Tongue of the Ocean (compelling, no?).  We provisioned in Nassau by way of taking a taxi out of Paradise Island […]