Monthly Archives: October 2013

I’m back!

Twelve days and 357.7 nautical miles later, Farley and I are back home in Seattle. The view from the boat was obviously better on my last day on the water than the previous two days. In spite of the grey … Continue reading

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Is there land between Point Roberts and Port Townsend?

If there is, I didn’t see any. Another pea souper day. In fact it was probably worse than yesterday in terms of visibility. It was a bit sketchy at times going through Rosario Straits. There’s lots of traffic from ferries … Continue reading

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The view from my boat

I got up this morning at about six, and the skies were crystal-clear. Two hours later, this is the view from my boat. Ugghh! By 10am yesterday it was clear in False Creek, so I ventured out into English Bay … Continue reading

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We made it to Denman Island

The October cruising adventure is half over now that we’ve arrived on Denman Island. Six days of mostly motoring, but some sailing, in generally good weather. Not much wind, and what there was was mostly on the nose, and lots … Continue reading

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The wonders of modern technology

John and I are here at Flagler State Park, playing around with our computers on my HTC hotspot after sailing (but mostly motoring) from Seattle. 4GLTE is pretty cool. I just missed the sunset, but took this shot for your … Continue reading

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Oktoberfest at the CITW

In spite of the government shutdown and the impending debt default, we ignored it all and had a good weekend at the cabin. Tricia and Kyle, Caroline and Alex and Elina, and Blitz, Sandy, and Farley all enjoyed a weekend … Continue reading

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Nothing’s changed on the Washington Health Benefit Exchange website

I gave the site a few days off from my harassment, thinking the techno-gurus in charge would sort things out without me peering over their shoulders. But no. The site is in exactly the same state as it was last … Continue reading

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