To see as much of the world as we can,
Using the smallest carbon footprint we can,
Spending the least amount of money we can,
Making as many friends we can.

Team Red Cruising

Brave New World

This isn't our first rodeo. We lived aboard in 2012 and 2013.

Great experience. The 2012 year, in particular, everything was new. We had a million questions and asked everyone. Lots of people gave us much needed advice on how to live on a small boat in a big ocean.

But, of course, things change. Sometimes for the good.

When we lived at the Cooper River Marina before, we had folding bikes. And. There was direct access from Juneau Road to Spruill Ave in North Charleston.

Now, there's no access to surface roads — you can only get to I26. You must have a car here.

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That's not a good change.

Balancing it off are these two bags of fresh groceries.

Today, we got groceries via

This is game-changing.

CA could shop. Our Instacart person picked up the stuff, drove down I26 from Publix and dropped off two bags of fresh groceries.

This was simpler than trying to negotiate Uber or Lyft to go to the store and come back.

We can pay a huge tip to our driver to work their way down this two-mile road through the salt marsh between the container ships and the creek full of tugboats.

This (almost) balances the lack of access to the bus line on Spruill ave.