What We’ve Been Up To…

When we’re not working on the boat. I don’t talk much about that on this blog, do I?  That’s partly because we do a lot of work on the boat.  It’s partly because James works full time, with another hour or more devoted to travel time.  It’s partly because we’re not that interesting at the end of a long day…a.k.a. how much do you want to read about us watching another episode of Misfits or Doctor Who or Star Trek or Boardwalk Empire or…? Even so, we don’t spend all our time working and watching.  We also work out at MAC, the gym in Harbor East.  And on the way to the gym, we see some lovely things. Most of the photos I’ll be sharing here aren’t Nikon shots.  We got Android smart phones and there has been some great in-the-moment shooting.  Picture quality was low at first until I found the settings…grin. And a third from the same sunset walk… And then there have been some odd sights on my walk to work.  I’m still largely unemployed, but I have one shift a week (some weeks) at West Marine on Boston St.  It’s a half-hour walk or 10 minute bike ride, so easy enough to get to.  A little extra money is appreciated, but then there have been days like yesterday – rain coming on soon and a beautiful day that I spent inside rather than working on the boat. Of course, I wouldn’t call this beautiful, but it was an irresistible subject. In what is slipping into monomania, I mostly take pictures of boats.  Live on a boat, work on a boat, photograph boats…but such beautiful boats! That is the Mystic Whaler passing a sugar ship.  The cargo ships come in loaded to the waterlines, warp into the[…]

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