Tossed about

As the evening settled in around Sweet Pea the forecast not to windy northerly was blowing out of the Southwest at Joemma State Park. The seas were confused one to two footers and the wind whistled in the rigging. I had hoped it was just a ‘bit of wind’ as the sun was setting – … More Tossed about

The current wins

I’m going back into South Puget Sound so once again I’ll transit Tacoma Narrows.  This means an early wake-up to ride the tide south. Up at 3:45am … Momma Kitty doesn’t even move out from the covers.   I make a cup of coffee and eat a breakfast of breakfast bars while boiling water to put … More The current wins

Da’ Internet don’t work

Olympia Swantown Marina’s ‘free’ WiFi is screwed. They don’t have it correctly configured and to log on even basic protections mean your computer/tablet/phone will not connect. Here are the details on their problem – Error Code: DLG_FLAGS_INVALID_CA DLG_FLAGS_SEC_CERT_DATE_INVALID DLG_FLAGS_SEC_CERT_CN_INVALID When talking to the ISP tech support (i do give a thumbs up to the marina … More Da’ Internet don’t work

Late September ’09 trip to McMicken Island and Jerrell Cove

Much of Puget Sound shoreline is developed ‘city’ with once tree lined shores now filled with ‘water view’ homes. The waters South of Tacoma Narrows, ‘South Sound’, are not as developed and those shores with homes are not as densely packed. One can still get a feeling of ‘being with nature’ when cruising these waters. … More Late September ’09 trip to McMicken Island and Jerrell Cove