Adventures in Moving a Boat

Melange Wed. – Michael and Andie rented a horrendously large SUV (nothing “sport” or “utility” about it though, it was just a huge car.) Strapping the dinghy to the top was quite the ordeal. Loaded up gear and drove to Bellingham.

Thu. – I drove Mike and more gear to the boat in B’ham. We stayed the night on the boat. The bed was harder than we’re used to at home, but it was big enough, warm and dry. Certainly better than camper.

Fri. AM – I got off the boat and they started sailing South with it. (I drove to Mount Vernon and bought new tires for my car. Badly needed. Very happy with the new ones.) Then drove to La Conner and spent a couple hours with Judy. Then Mike called to say they were moored in La Conner Marina, and we headed down there. Read More »

Mike’s Bday Party & BBQ

pirate cake

We had a little BBQ birthday party, with pirate cake, for Mike today. (Click the photo above to see more on Flikr.)


Had dinner with Gregg and Lehanna, and couldn’t stop myself from taking some pics of their kitty, Meow.

Mike’s Farewell Party

No more work days spent at Speakeasy for Mike. (Full set of pics here.)