Monthly Archives: August 2015

Adak Sitrep

Sitting by the woodstove here on the Adak, burning cut-offs from palette remnants, curious to see whether this log that I (mistakenly) sprayed with chemical fire retardant will catch. Cal curled up on his pillow, enjoying the heat as the rain drums away overhead. Fog makes it impossible to see much beyond the breakwater. Damp […]

Adak Under Threat

August 3rd, at a wedding in Seattle of dear friends on the MV Skansonia when I got a call that the Adak, which has been rented out, was taking on water. Quickly, about 30 gallons a minute, but not so fast that a single Rule pump wasn’t keeping up – at about half its capacity. […]