It’s been a high and dry spring for us, as the s/v Marie was out of action with a defective diesel engine. I took her on March 5th, and the folks at Harbor Marine didn’t get the new engine in until two days before Memorial Day, May 22nd. What a wait. But after being aContinue reading “Leaving Coupeville in our wake”
Karin and I headed to Idaho for Christmas this year. Yes, I know. No one is surprised by that. It’s the Christmas’ we "aren’t" in Idaho that are the unusual ones. But I digress. We headed to Idaho with one of our dogs; Minnie. Now. many of you know Minnie, and also know that sheContinue reading “Christmas 2007”
2007 It was a very good year for getting married So, another year winds down, and it’s a good time to crack open a bottle of wine and sit by the warm glow of the LCD screen and bring everyone up to date on life…and what’s been happening. Before we get to 2007, we’llContinue reading “2007 in the rearview mirror”
Yes, I’m now working in Seattle as a Shipwright. I’m restoring mostly antique boats at a yard on the ship canal. Nice.
Well, who would expect it. My schooling in Marine Carpentry as ended early. I was supposed to finish in December, but one of the instructors got a call from Dunbar Marine in Seattle. They were looking for one more person to add to their "wood-only" boat shop on the Ship Canal. The lead boat instructorContinue reading “Done with School…back to work”
Well, it’s back to school for one more quarter of Marine Carpentry. Hard to believe it’s been two years now. As always, time flies when you’re having fun. I’ve built boats out of wood and fiberglass. I’ve done boat interior work. I’ve done all kinds of repair. Now I’m trying to jam in all theContinue reading “Back in School”
OK, been a while since I’ve blogged on the homeport. What can I say. I’m not all that into self-publishing. So I’m going to make up for it all at once. Here’s sort of a summary of the last year. Travel, school, family, the whole shooting match at once. Sorry it’s long. You allContinue reading “2006 where the heck did it go?”
Well, who knew that it would all go so fast. But it’s almost September. Time to dock the boat and head back to class. Ah well, it’s been a fun summer, even if it’s been too short.