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The $3.49 Fix

November, 2014: Okay, so it was $3.76 after tax, but the part–the one itsy bitsy, tiny little part that made our whole engine run–was three dollars and forty-nine cents. How long did it take us to figure that out?  I’d … Continue reading

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Solar Panels Bring the Blues

November 7-9, 2014: After our racy rendezvous with the Sundowner crew in NOLA we were itching to get back out on our boat.  Now that we had our slick solar panels installed and (presumably) working, it was time to take … Continue reading

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Solar Finale – THE BIG REVEAL

July, 2014: This is it.  The drums beat — Bum-bum.  Bum-bum.  Brdrdrdrd, bum-bum.  (Then the trumpets come in) Duh, duh-nuh-nuh!  Okay, that is supposed to mimic the dramatic 20th Century Fox movie intro. If you heard me sing it (yes, I … Continue reading

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