#theadventureisreal

If I think back on my life to all of the good things that have happened to me or my family, none of them have every made any logical sense.
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If I think back on my life to all of the good things that have happened to me or my family, none of them have every made any logical sense.
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#familysojournproject #fulltimefamily #perseverance #sojourn #fulltimerv #makethemostofit #adventure #wanderlust #theadventureisreal #noroots #rvlife #livinonaprayer #journey #homeonwheels #exploremore #pnw #getoutside #perseverance #strongroots #defylogic #faith #quotestoliveby
Kids making friends with my coworkers kids at our company picnic!

Makes sense as I love their parents too 😍

Abby and her partner took home 1st place and Isaac and his partner took second place in the 3-legged race.  #teamgarcia for the wins 😆🙌🏻 #familysojournproject #summer #getoutside #sojourn #makethemostofit #adventure #wanderlust #theadventureisreal #noroots #livinonaprayer #journey  #exploremore #pnw #getoutside #perseverance #strongroots #caregiver #companypicnic #rightathome #rahnorthwest
Kids making friends with my coworkers kids at our company picnic!

Makes sense as I love their parents too 😍

Abby and her partner took home 1st place and Isaac and his partner took second place in the 3-legged race. #teamgarcia for the wins 😆🙌🏻 #familysojournproject #summer #getoutside #sojourn #makethemostofit #adventure #wanderlust #theadventureisreal #noroots #livinonaprayer #journey #exploremore #pnw #getoutside #perseverance #strongroots #caregiver #companypicnic #rightathome #rahnorthwest
This is not what I had in mind when I was talking about adventure. Five hours into our trip and we had a blowout on I-5. #flattire #flattiressuck #travelswithsarah #pitstop #theadventureisreal
This is not what I had in mind when I was talking about adventure. Five hours into our trip and we had a blowout on I-5. #flattire #flattiressuck #travelswithsarah #pitstop #theadventureisreal
Yachtmaster Offshore Students departed for 4 weeks of mileage and passage building.
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Always an exciting time of the course! Sailing the South African coastline, gaining miles and experience.
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Enjoy every moment, the tough, the testing, the good and great! So much to see in a way very few get to see. Your first real taste of life at sea!!!
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Fair winds, look after eachother, and sail safe. Enjoy the adventure!!!
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#yachtmasteroffshore #milebuilding #passagesailing #RYA #sdsadventure #theadventureisreal #lifeofadventure #lifeatsea #yachtlife #sailtraining #sailingacademy #sailingcareer #careerpackages #internationalaccredited #worldclasstraining #theyachtweek #TYW #quarterdeck #superyachtindustry #superyachts #yachtingindustry
Yachtmaster Offshore Students departed for 4 weeks of mileage and passage building.

Always an exciting time of the course! Sailing the South African coastline, gaining miles and experience.

Enjoy every moment, the tough, the testing, the good and great! So much to see in a way very few get to see. Your first real taste of life at sea!!!

Fair winds, look after eachother, and sail safe. Enjoy the adventure!!!
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#yachtmasteroffshore #milebuilding #passagesailing #RYA #sdsadventure #theadventureisreal #lifeofadventure #lifeatsea #yachtlife #sailtraining #sailingacademy #sailingcareer #careerpackages #internationalaccredited #worldclasstraining #theyachtweek #TYW #quarterdeck #superyachtindustry #superyachts #yachtingindustry
It feels weird to be collecting things for a home again.  But let me tell you!  After purging 90% of our belongings over a year ago, I NEVER want to experience that feeling of overwhelmedness again.
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We’re going into our new life with pure intention of only what we need and a few items that spark joy like these woven baskets for wall art, Vintage woven grass (wedding basket?) lamp and a stoneware pitcher with a makers mark on it.
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We’re also going in with intention to better the earth with our purchases.  Like buying used as much as possible and going plastic free...except nerf guns and legos...they can definitely stay 😆 .
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All these items were thrifted. 
Baskets top left to right to bottom: $1.99, $9.99, $1.99 +20% coupon from Value Village 
Lamp plus pitcher we’re less than $5 for both from the Salvation Army. .
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My grandmother was from Tucson, Arizona and there was a used car salesman commercial who’d yell out “THAT’s A GANGA”! She taught me her ways on how to thrift quality items and if something was such a good deal it was unbelievable, she’s say, “now that’s a Ganga”! Turns out it’s also Spanish for “deal” 😆 .
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I’d say I definitely scored some Gangas!  Have you scored any ganga’s lately? .
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#familysojournproject #fulltimefamily #perseverance #sojourn #fulltimerv #makethemostofit #adventure #wanderlust #theadventureisreal #noroots #rvlife #livinonaprayer #journey  #homeonwheels #exploremore #pnw #getoutside #perseverance #strongroots #thriftfinds #thriftstorefinds #vintagetresures #gogreen #reducewaste #wovenbaskets #basketwall #homemaker @valuevillage_thrift @salvationarmyus
It feels weird to be collecting things for a home again. But let me tell you! After purging 90% of our belongings over a year ago, I NEVER want to experience that feeling of overwhelmedness again.
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We’re going into our new life with pure intention of only what we need and a few items that spark joy like these woven baskets for wall art, Vintage woven grass (wedding basket?) lamp and a stoneware pitcher with a makers mark on it.
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We’re also going in with intention to better the earth with our purchases. Like buying used as much as possible and going plastic free...except nerf guns and legos...they can definitely stay 😆 .
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All these items were thrifted.
Baskets top left to right to bottom: $1.99, $9.99, $1.99 +20% coupon from Value Village
Lamp plus pitcher we’re less than $5 for both from the Salvation Army. .
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My grandmother was from Tucson, Arizona and there was a used car salesman commercial who’d yell out “THAT’s A GANGA”! She taught me her ways on how to thrift quality items and if something was such a good deal it was unbelievable, she’s say, “now that’s a Ganga”! Turns out it’s also Spanish for “deal” 😆 .
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I’d say I definitely scored some Gangas! Have you scored any ganga’s lately? .
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#familysojournproject #fulltimefamily #perseverance #sojourn #fulltimerv #makethemostofit #adventure #wanderlust #theadventureisreal #noroots #rvlife #livinonaprayer #journey #homeonwheels #exploremore #pnw #getoutside #perseverance #strongroots #thriftfinds #thriftstorefinds #vintagetresures #gogreen #reducewaste #wovenbaskets #basketwall #homemaker @valuevillage_thrift @salvationarmyus
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I turned around and immediately heard their widespread wings start to flap in all their glory.  I watched them soar over the water and circle back around to fly directly over my head by about 2 stories high.  I watched them fly up into the tall tress, looking down as I started to head back to the upper shore and then, as I looked down to find my footing on the rocks below me, I found a perfectly shaped heart rock.  My gifts of “I love you” that only I know truly come from the Lord when I need his comfort the most. 
We have been approved and our move in date is next Friday.  I still have no clue how I’m going to make this happen but with God and my amazing community praying and cheering us on, I know, without a shadow of a doubt, that God will renew our strength so we can soar again on wings like eagles. .
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#familysojournproject #fulltimefamily #perseverance #sojourn #fulltimerv #makethemostofit #adventure #wanderlust #theadventureisreal #noroots #rvlife #livinonaprayer #journey  #homeonwheels #exploremore #pnw #getoutside #perseverance #strongroots #talp19
......Part 2.....
I turned around and immediately heard their widespread wings start to flap in all their glory. I watched them soar over the water and circle back around to fly directly over my head by about 2 stories high. I watched them fly up into the tall tress, looking down as I started to head back to the upper shore and then, as I looked down to find my footing on the rocks below me, I found a perfectly shaped heart rock. My gifts of “I love you” that only I know truly come from the Lord when I need his comfort the most.
We have been approved and our move in date is next Friday. I still have no clue how I’m going to make this happen but with God and my amazing community praying and cheering us on, I know, without a shadow of a doubt, that God will renew our strength so we can soar again on wings like eagles. .
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#familysojournproject #fulltimefamily #perseverance #sojourn #fulltimerv #makethemostofit #adventure #wanderlust #theadventureisreal #noroots #rvlife #livinonaprayer #journey #homeonwheels #exploremore #pnw #getoutside #perseverance #strongroots #talp19
Part 1......
If you’re ready for a tear jerker, I’m ready to share now:

A few weeks ago I was talking a walk along the beach and I spotted 2 bald eagles on a rock at the shore line.  The tide was out and I wanted to see how close I could get to them without them attacking me and scratching my eyeballs out.  I got within 25 feet of them and I believe I could have gotten closer but I wanted to respect them as I knew they were watching me. 
As I stood there in awe of their majesty and thanking them for just letting me soak it all in for a moment, I got my favorite scripture out of Isaiah 40:31 running through my head: “This who HOPE in the Lord will renew their strength.  They will soar on wings like Eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint”. See just a few days prior we had placed our names on a list for an apartment here in Bellingham.  They cap the list out at 20, so just to get on the list was a miracle.  3 hours later we got a call saying the previous applicants didn’t qualify, they made it all the way through the list of people ahead us and nobody followed up.  They wanted to know if we were still interested and if we were, to come in the following day to start the application process.

The apartment manager told us that does not happen. 
That happened on a Tuesday, these pictures were taken on the following Friday.  My nerves were shot.  Being the sole provider I didn’t know how I’d be able to afford this change but I knew, from the bottom of my soul, our family cannot do full time RV life until daddy’s knee is fixed.  It continues to go downhill and now his right knee is beginning to fail as well. 
Sitting there in the presence of my favorite creation, hearing God’s truth run through my mind, I wept big crocodile tears as if he were saying “chin up baby girl, I’ve got you”. ....Continued in part 2....
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#familysojournproject #fulltimefamily #perseverance #sojourn #fulltimerv #makethemostofit #adventure #wanderlust #theadventureisreal #noroots #rvlife #livinonaprayer #journey  #homeonwheels #exploremore #pnw #getoutside #perseverance #strongroots #talp19
Part 1......
If you’re ready for a tear jerker, I’m ready to share now:

A few weeks ago I was talking a walk along the beach and I spotted 2 bald eagles on a rock at the shore line. The tide was out and I wanted to see how close I could get to them without them attacking me and scratching my eyeballs out. I got within 25 feet of them and I believe I could have gotten closer but I wanted to respect them as I knew they were watching me.
As I stood there in awe of their majesty and thanking them for just letting me soak it all in for a moment, I got my favorite scripture out of Isaiah 40:31 running through my head: “This who HOPE in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like Eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint”. See just a few days prior we had placed our names on a list for an apartment here in Bellingham. They cap the list out at 20, so just to get on the list was a miracle. 3 hours later we got a call saying the previous applicants didn’t qualify, they made it all the way through the list of people ahead us and nobody followed up. They wanted to know if we were still interested and if we were, to come in the following day to start the application process.

The apartment manager told us that does not happen.
That happened on a Tuesday, these pictures were taken on the following Friday. My nerves were shot. Being the sole provider I didn’t know how I’d be able to afford this change but I knew, from the bottom of my soul, our family cannot do full time RV life until daddy’s knee is fixed. It continues to go downhill and now his right knee is beginning to fail as well.
Sitting there in the presence of my favorite creation, hearing God’s truth run through my mind, I wept big crocodile tears as if he were saying “chin up baby girl, I’ve got you”. ....Continued in part 2....




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Full RYA Yachtmaster Offshore Career Package. ⛵
Same world class training. Same international accreditation. Same adventure. Just cheaper!!!!

Book now to secure your spot!!!
bookings@sailduesouth.com
+27(0) 2277 168
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