Very busy, full productive days, and yet at the end of each, there is always the question, ‘‘what got done today?’’
Electrical has been the main item of effort.
I’ve had the fuse box open while I sorted out an intermittent connection. As these things often go, the main feed touched a ground: a sparking sound, a burst of light and then a blown fuse.
Continue reading “A penny for your fuse box, and much ado about nothing, with a very large downside”
Twenty-one days, three weeks, from yesterday, Hilary, Jennifer and I are scheduled to leave our safe berth on Seattle’s Lake Union and start our extended journey to Juneau and beyond.
Continue reading “21 Days Left”
Thursday when I arrived at the boat to start work, a bag of lentils had been torn open: the rat(s) had returned. Before leaving at the end of the day I set a trap covered in lentils.
Friday the trap was missing;
Continue reading “Traps 1, Rats 0, Varnishing is complete, Cushions moving ahead”
The thousand hour maintenance involves changing fluids, checking and replacing the impeller, and most importantly retorquing the head.
Continue reading “1000 Hour Engine Maintenance Begins, Rat Update”
It’s been a very busy few days. Formal posts are stacked up waiting to be finished. This is just a quick status:
Continue reading “Status: Of Rats and solar panels, VHF and AIS, Impellers and Torque specs”
I installed the 150L size under the starboard settee to match the same model under the port settee.
By now I quietly acknowledge that my ability to predict the elapsed time to complete a job is woefully inadequate. Rather than quickly knocking off
Continue reading “New Flexible Water Tank Installed – At Long Last”
Without even a knock at the door, the stove arrived at 7:30 last night. Hilary and I heard the soft shush as the UPS driver slid the 35 kg box across the carpeted hallway.
Continue reading “Christmas in March: Taylors stove and Plastimo 50 Compass Arrive”
As I cuss the previous owner for the things he did that I do not approve of, I am comforted knowing the next owner will consider me with similar reverence.
Continue reading “Oh Rats!”