Meeting the “Neighbors” at Home

By , May 15, 2017

Over the weekend, Aly and I had an opportunity to meet our nearest neighbors at home: a boat we traveled on took us close to the area around Gran Point, across Lynn Canal from our home, the site of a local sea lion haul out.

We see sea lions off our beach constantly, but getting across to the haul out is a rare treat (see Our Rowdy Neighbors, the Sea Lions). Of course, we took lots of photos. Here are a few:

Stellar sea lions on Lynn Canal

Stellar sea lions on Lynn Canal (Photo: Mark A. Zeiger).

Stellar sea lions on Lynn Canal

Stellar sea lions on Lynn Canal (Photo: Mark A. Zeiger).

Stellar sea lions on Lynn Canal

Stellar sea lions on Lynn Canal (Photo: Mark A. Zeiger).

Stellar sea lions on Lynn Canal

Stellar sea lions on Lynn Canal (Photo: Mark A. Zeiger).

Stellar sea lions on Lynn Canal

Stellar sea lions on Lynn Canal (Photo: Mark A. Zeiger).

We may post more in the future.

Botching the Ritual

By , May 11, 2017

Recently, I performed one of my most enduring morning rituals: making coffee. I set up my Italian stove top espresso maker, set it on the burner, adjusted the flame, and moved on to my next task.

A short time later, Michelle commented that something didn’t smell right.

I had forgotten to put any water in the reservoir!

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