The Long View…

This project and the adventure we are on is intense. It seems we haven’t had many moments of pause in the past few months. During the weeks we go straight from work to the shop to finish woodwork preparation for varnish. On the weekends we drive an hour south to Bellingham to work on Leela and are almost always the…

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Why oh why?

Peter (previous boat owner) sent me his favourite passage from Homer’s Odyssey. As he says, as appropriate now as it was in 750 B.C. “Why are you are preparing your ship’s sails Odysseus? We have everything you need here. Why do you wish to leave?” asked the despot of the Lotus-eaters. “There is something more I need…” answered Odysseus (aka Ulysses).…

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