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March 27

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week?

“To be Sold at the Printing-Office, in Providence, A VARIETY of entertaining and useful Books.” 409 more words

Daily Advert Update

Seattle Boat Show/Nordhavn Weekend

Whew!  What a weekend.  The “Great Seattle Boat Show” weekend is always a fun one for us – something we look forward to much as others likely look forward to Christmas morning.  961 more words

Crime Scene on Take It Easy

Yes, you read that right. A nasty surprise was waiting for us at the Williamstown mooring when we got back to Take It Easy upon our return from France. 453 more words

Take It Easy

Archival gear - WWII Australian Jungle Map Case

As with much of the old-timey gear which actually gets taken out bush, this map case is an item of army surplus.

It was manufactured in Australia in 1945 and was officially designated the “Map Case, Special, No. 440 more words


Archival Gear - Schmacalder Prismatic Compass by Ross Ltd. circa 1897-1907

Well, I’m back.

My dalliance with that other site wasn’t as successful as I’d have liked, so I’m transferring the more interesting of my posts over here to where they are more suited. 1,122 more words


Navigation System Upgrade

It has been a while since I first started the demo work on Red Rover’s electronics.  I am just now posting the install/completion story, not that we just finished it up, but we have had our nose to the grindstone working to prepare for our trip to Alaska.  1,349 more words