By: Patricia On: October 17, 2011 In: SEA, Writing Comments: 1

Recently, I’ve been thinking more and more about former C-watcher, Chelsea. I found out she’s going through some rough times, and it made me hyper aware of the bonds and friendships we create. Chelsea and I were part of C-watch on the Corwith Cramer, and to say that we...

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By: Patricia On: April 02, 2011 In: SEA, Writing Comments: 0

I don’t check my mail very often. Very few important correspondence needs to be communicated by regular mail. These days, all I get in the mail are those bulky, useless ad fliers that I neither want or need, and that take up all the space in my small mailbox....

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By: Patricia On: October 19, 2010 In: SEA, Travels Comments: 0

In honor of Travel Tuesday, I’m just digging through some SEA trip portraits and scenes in a second round of edits.

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By: Patricia On: May 22, 2010 In: Sailing, SEA, Travels Comments: 5

During the transit from Key West to Charleston we were booking it with Force 6 winds and 7-8 foot seas. Here’s a little snippet. I’m now regretting not doing more video. Oh well. Sailing on the Cramer from patricia lapadula on Vimeo. I have started a running list of...

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By: Patricia On: May 12, 2010 In: SEA, Travels Comments: 4
By: Patricia On: April 26, 2010 In: SEA, Travels Comments: 5

This is a story about the people you meet when you travel. Their faces etched in photographs vainly attempting to capture one moment forever. A desperate attempt to hold on to people and places that you will likely never see again. They are fleeting moments and encounters — a...

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By: Patricia On: April 25, 2010 In: SEA, Travels, Uncategorized Comments: 0

Photo taken by Jeff Schell (above). That’s me trying to, by the looks of it, ease the tops’l brace in the middle of a squall. Don’t that sound fancy?

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By: Patricia On: April 16, 2010 In: SEA, Travels Comments: 5

Mother Cramer. She speaks to you! Hello there, still alive and having breakfast in Samana, Dominican Republic. I’ve been living in another world. Seriously. It´s hard to explain how different life on board a moving ship can be. The rules are all different, from how you eat, to how...

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By: Patricia On: March 30, 2010 In: SEA, Travels Comments: 4

We did a lot today. We started the day well by hitching a ride with a lovely family of tourists who let us share their cab for free. Then we spent the whole day visiting several forts, such as San Cristobal and El Morro. Since the SEA program is...

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By: Patricia On: March 29, 2010 In: SEA, Travels Comments: 3

Landed in Puerto Rico today. Beautiful places and beaches. It’s a stark contrast to the rainy, New England weather of the past six weeks. Tomorrow, hopefully visiting El Morro (not sure that’s how to spell it) and then Old San Juan, capped with sunset at the beach (our little...

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