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I live on the west coast and one of the many things I love about living in a fishing town is looking (and laughing) at the names people give their boats. Some are named after wives or girlfriends, ...
by Gwennedd
Comment Count 54 comments on Sat Mar 07, 2015 at 07:33 AM PST with 18 Recommends
The Daily Bucket is a regular feature of the Backyard Science group.  It is a place to note any observations you have made of the world around you.  Rain, sun, wind...insects, birds, flowers......
by OceanDiver
Comment Count 102 comments on Fri Feb 20, 2015 at 07:00 AM PST with 57 Recommends
So every night after dinner, as we sit here and settle into our entertainment for the evening and the usual cat slavery, I announce, "I love my house!" and have done so since we moved in months ago.
by Mortifyd
Comment Count 16 comments on Sun Oct 05, 2014 at 12:23 AM PDT with 26 Recommends
Businesses wanting to be listed in the 2014 Kos Katalogue Geographic Locator simply kosmail to mettle fatigue, heading your message "FOR MY KOS KATALOGUE GEO LISTING", and copypaste into the ...
by mettle fatigue
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri Oct 03, 2014 at 07:43 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
We live in the San Juans and love spending time on the water. Our first boat was a sailboat, but we've become too old and rickety to manage the rigging, so we are making the switch to power boat. A ...
by OceanDiver
Comment Count 45 comments on Fri Sep 12, 2014 at 02:00 PM PDT with 45 Recommends
While we're all watching Bardabunga up in Iceland, down in New Guinea, a volcano called Tavurvur has been active and people filming in a boat caught it exploding. Phil McNamara filmed Mount Tavurvur ...
by xxdr zombiexx
Comment Count 85 comments on Sat Sep 06, 2014 at 02:56 PM PDT with 207 Recommends
It's a little known fact that the US Army had a seagoing arm: tugs, coastal minelayers (called "planters") and service vessels. I snapped this shot as best I could in the Ft. Mott, NJ visitors ...
by dadadata
Comment Count 23 comments on Wed Aug 27, 2014 at 07:04 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
The racing shell is a rowboat specifically designed for racing. The shell is extremely narrow and fairly long. It is powered by long oars which are fitted into outriggers to hold the oarlocks away ...
by Ojibwa
Comment Count 17 comments on Mon Aug 04, 2014 at 07:46 AM PDT with 28 Recommends
As an advisor to the Vietnamese riverine boats in 1969-70, I had no choice but to eat food prepared by their sailors. I contributed money to a Vietnamese officers’ mess. Sailors purchased ...
by corwinabell
Comment Count 8 comments on Sat Feb 15, 2014 at 01:22 PM PST with 14 Recommends
Polson, Montana is located at the southern end of Flathead Lake. Boating has always been an important part of life here and the collection at ...
by Ojibwa
Comment Count 16 comments on Mon Jul 29, 2013 at 09:46 AM PDT with 35 Recommends
SMHRB is a group dedicated to fixing the varied multitude of small (and not-so-small) problems and issues that come with owning any house, with an eye towards intelligent improvement at all times. ...
by boatgeek
Comment Count 82 comments on Sat Feb 23, 2013 at 06:00 AM PST with 46 Recommends
The Daily Bucket is a place where we post and exchange our observations about what is happening in the natural world in our neighborhood. Each note about the bugs, buds, and birds around us is a ...
by OceanDiver
Comment Count 86 comments on Mon Jan 14, 2013 at 08:00 AM PST with 74 Recommends
Well hellooooo there everyone! It's Tuesday night, so you know it - it's that time again! Time to leave the bad news and politics behind and instead jam to some of our favorite songs! Well, this ...
by poligirl
Comment Count 181 comments on Tue Jun 12, 2012 at 05:55 PM PDT with 19 Recommends
There is one economic truth that both political parties will agree on (it is long past time to change the rule against ending a sentence with a preposition). When talking about poverty, Republicans ...
by Woody25
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed May 16, 2012 at 05:52 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
by BlueJessamine
Comment Count 143 comments on Wed Jun 15, 2011 at 05:56 AM PDT with 54 Recommends
With the upcoming Summer season, and living in the Great Lakes State my thoughts turn to water and fun on the water, even traveling on the water. I decided to come up with a diary focused on our ...
by BFSkinner
Comment Count 96 comments on Fri May 13, 2011 at 03:05 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
Not an earth-shaking issue perhaps, but still one of concern for some of us. If you do anything that involves small gasoline powered engines, like lawn mowers, brush chippers, snow blowers, ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 39 comments on Sat Jul 03, 2010 at 01:19 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
I know, I know--there are more important things to worry about than whether people get to take a vacation! But it's part of life, and that part of life has changed quite a bit. It changed when ...
by Villagejonesy
Comment Count 72 comments on Sat Mar 20, 2010 at 03:56 AM PDT with 22 Recommends
So far people seem to be responding to my lyrical attempts to provide insight on our current events. One writerly obsession that has consumed a great deal of my songs has been the Titanic - that ...
by ali marcus
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue Feb 17, 2009 at 04:45 PM PST with 1 Recommend
Here's the latest from The Washington Independent :
by Aaron Wiener
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon Nov 17, 2008 at 02:48 PM PST with 1 Recommend