Monthly Archives: May 2014

Some blogs I follow

Subject:  Some blogs I sometimes follow that you might also enjoy   The latest I recently came across and could not stop watching until I watched all previous videos she produced is – Untie the Lines on uTube Videos.  Why … Continue reading

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Cruising BVI

    If a picture is worth 1,000 words then this first one should be able to launch a book.  First, please note the touch me and I’ll fall down looks on both our faces.  Then quickly scan the second … Continue reading

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“Cruisers”

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Frozen Portland – Winter 2013

Subject:  Frozen Portland My Patti tells me she is a fifth generation Californian, like that means something to me.  I quickly point out that up until recently she has never seen snow fall, viewed the Grand Canyon or fail to … Continue reading

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Bright work on “Western Flyer”

So what is bright work anyway?  If you’ve ever had to do it you would know.   Patti and I quickly found out one hot Portland weekend.  She taped and I sanded down to bare wood.   More to follow … Continue reading

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Portland Pictures

         

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More Rocky Point – Memories

Subject:  Memories   The photo above is what we refer to as the before picture – formerly known as “Bare Assets” Memories are always better through pictures.  Like the greatest rainbow we saw from the bow of our boat while … Continue reading

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Mariners fear Fridays, Redheads and Red Sky’s in the Morning

We’re home!  You haven’t heard from me because 1) You can enjoy adventures & travel but trying to blog & travel is really hard; 2) you need Wi-Fi, 3G doesn’t cut it; 3) fixing up an old boat is really … Continue reading

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Our Second Road Trip to Portland

Subject:  Our Second road trip to Portland I remember taking the 5 up through Portland before exiting on the Hwy 30 towards St. Helens and just after the truck weigh station pulling right and down the hill towards Rocky Point … Continue reading

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Another Portland Trip

Visit to the Columbia Maritime Museum Mid June 2014 is my next Portland working road trip.  I envision the first week to be a working week with the second becoming more of a shake out cruise.   We are finally … Continue reading

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