Thirty-Four, a magical number for the crew of s/v Bluewater, arbitrary and incredibly important, the countdown to the launch of Bluewater stands at 34 days. As the darkness of the Alaskan winter starts to fade into the bright light of the far north’s endless days of summer, we are ticking away at the tasks that […]
This little experiment uses 2209 frames, shot over 4 hours. Thanks for taking a gander. If you find something that’s broken or missing, please let us know via our contact page. Thanks.
A picture is worth a thousand words. Last year is gone. There is only the future. Past successes and failures are meaningless, they only weigh us down. We take only what we should, forging into the unknown with only our wits and dreams. In an instant the silence is washed away and story begins to […]
Susanna in her Ski Skirt – Photo by Michael J. Sharp For Christmas I made Susanna a fleece ski skirt with matching hat, mittens and scarf. I hoped that she would wear it telemarking and touring. She wears it so much, that I think I will have to make her another one! This past Sunday […]
Susanna has Evolved – Into a Berry Bush – Photo by Al Sharp Turns out your mother was right! If you eat too much of one thing you will turn into it. Susanna has a love of all berries. She ate so many that she has now turned into a berry bush! Starting this spring […]
Friend or Snack? – Photo by Susanna Sharp Thanks for taking a gander. If you find something that’s broken or missing, please let us know via our contact page. Thanks.
Bishop’s Beach – Photo by Michael Sharp The Omega Block suffocating us with sub-zero temperatures was smashed by a series of storms known collectively as a Pineapple Express: Storms connected to the tropics. The massive storms brought 100 m.p.h.(161 k.p.h) winds and several inches of rain. Warm rain. It had been -10ÂºF (-23ºC) and quickly […]
Ice Rocks and Tilt Shift – Photo by Michael Sharp See a full size version of the image here. Everything is a matter of perspective. Are those white pebbles or ice-covered boulders? How big is the sky? How deep is the ocean? The cold temps continue, with highs just above 0ºF (-18ºC) and overnight lows […]
It is here! Let there be much rejoicing and merriment! The shortest day of the year has arrived, the sun will now return from her long trip south. With each passing day, just a bit more light, a little less dark.
We have officially arrived in Homer! The summer was amazing. We spent three weeks this spring working on Bluewater. We removed her ceiling liner and insulation to paint the underside of the cabin with a mixture of super-toxic 2-part epoxy paint and microbeads. The microbeads are super-tiny hollow glass spheres that add just enough R-value […]