Monthly Archives: January 2012

Blacktail Tongue Late Barge and Salsa in Alaska

Well, the barge with the Co-op food is late so Colorado is pissed. No dog food. He whines and mopes around. We’re done out. He’s been eating the rinds off the old-fashioned bacon left over from the Burns Supper. Food coming this afternoon. We’ve been working putting on skirting on a mobile home, and he’s […]

7 Minutes to Write a Winter Blog

You know it’s a bad sign when objects in your refrigerator freeze. Woke up this morning to find the thermostat in the boat read 32 degrees. Inside. Now that’s a record for us. Careful what you wish for. I wished for a high-pressure system to push out all these lows that have brought rain and […]

Flipping Boats on John Brown’s Beach

The game continues! Currently without heat or water. The pipes froze. Spent Friday night threading new insulated hose beneath the dock so the snow plow wouldn’t run over it. That same morning in the darkness of 7 am I got a fire roaring – I mean the temperature guage on the chimney pipe shot right […]