Archive for June, 2006

  • by strathy

    I just finished sitting out in the cockpit under the tarp watching a great lightening storm blow right over top of the boat. Lots of great thunder and tons of bright flashes – such power and regal majesty yet ultimately one of the more dangerous things to those living on a sail boat. Basically, you’ve […]

  • by strathy

    The crowds assembled, police policing, photographers poised and in a series of muted booms down they came. The metered explosions reminiscent of an orchestra with the ‘sisters’ doing their final dance – and with a graceful pirouette they are gone. Nothing but a pile of rubble and a rapidly disappearing dust cloud.

  • by strathy

    Tomorrow morning, a local sailing landmark will be destroyed. Known by sailors as the “4 sisters”, the smoke stacks of the now defunct Lakeview Generating Station will be demolished. We will have a first hand view of the destruction as our dock is the first one on the warm water outlet of Lakeview. The “sisters” […]

  • by strathy

    Hmmm… Something seems to be happening here. The longer we live aboard the less sailing we seem to be doing. Others had told me that when you live aboard that your sailing habits would change but I did not believe them. And here we are – the second week of June and I have not […]




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