Archive For October 31, 2020

There’s another bottle of Bumbu rum (a gift of a friend and his the

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There’s another bottle of Bumbu rum (a gift of a friend and his the

There’s another bottle of Bumbu rum (a gift of a friend and his then fiancé to welcome Vingilótë to Florida) and a bottle of whisky (a gift of another friend and his wife to welcome Vingilótë to Washington) in the freezer and a dozen bottles of wine and bottle of champagne – gift from the…

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180 degree taken on the port side to the sun just after it set

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180 degree taken on the port side to the sun just after it set

180 degree taken on the port side to the sun just after it set. Almost there: all the lines and fenders in place.

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The new stove on the boat…

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The new stove on the boat…

The new stove on the boat, a 3 by 2 foot magnetic induction cooktop that detects where and what size pan(s) you put on it and heats only that. Next test will be grilling: we have a 9 by 16 inch grilling plate for it. If that works we’re tossing the gas grill that fits…

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Alright, chores and lunch finished

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Alright, chores and lunch finished

Alright, chores and lunch finished. A few minutes to kick back and enjoy the sunset!

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Vingilótë’s New Magnetic Induction Cooktop

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Vingilótë’s New Magnetic Induction Cooktop

Now that we have gobs of power we’re working on removing propane and gasoline from the boat. We replaced the three propane wok burners with a single magnetic induction cooktop. It is a 36- inch Thermador Masterpicece Freedom, Frameless. It is a single piece of black glass, three by two foot, set directly onto the…

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Sailing

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Sailing

Sailing

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Just out of Boat Haven Marina

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Just out of Boat Haven Marina

Just out of Boat Haven Marina: the weather’s gorgeous, Mount Rainier in the distance across Puget Sound. It’s good to be out on the water. Last night after getting back to the boat Irene, Dave Argent, and I celebrated the launch with a lovely half bottle of port that Dave brought, specifically to celebrate. When…

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“Oh no worries, dogs can’t open sealed cans.” “Wanna bet?” “Wait…

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“Oh no worries, dogs can’t open sealed cans.” “Wanna bet?” “Wait…

“Oh no worries, dogs can’t open sealed cans.” “Wanna bet?” “Wait, did he open and eat an entire can?” “No. He opened and ate two entire cans.”

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Taking the ferry to Bainbridge Island to avoid driving I-5 South ou

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Taking the ferry to Bainbridge Island to avoid driving I-5 South ou

Taking the ferry to Bainbridge Island to avoid driving I-5 South out of Seattle on a Friday afternoon.

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Thursday dinner. Irene Voskamp made chicken and broccoli stir fry

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Thursday dinner. Irene Voskamp made chicken and broccoli stir fry

Thursday dinner. Irene Voskamp made chicken and broccoli stir fry. I added a slice of my sourdough, slathered with Kerrygold.

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