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The List

As usual I did the shopping this year. Two pages of items meant to feed five to seven people for a week or two. It will usually end up being two shopping carts and several hundred dollars worth of food. … Continue reading

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Changes in Tenakee

I realize things change, but sometimes the “improvements” seem to involve a loss.  A loss of what was, a loss of a little piece of history. The Snyder Mercantile was a time capsule of another era.  Built over a century … Continue reading

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Replacing Those Sacrificial Zinc Anodes

Every other year I make the trip from Juneau to Puget Sound and part of my winterization is performing basic maintenance and using North Harbor Diesel in Anacortes for dry storage. I like dry storage because not only is it … Continue reading

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Nordic Quest to Bear Bait

“Bear Bait” is the radio call-sign we use for our launch and shore party. It has been our tradition for years, no need to plan this ahead of time, we know. It was the first time we rented a boat … Continue reading

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