Blue View - Plan B Logistics

Blue View - Plan B Logistics

As Marcie mentioned, she’s suffering from a rather virulent attack of shingles, and cannot carry her pack any distance. We’ve figured out a “Plan B” which seems to be working, but the logistics are difficult to say the least.

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Blue View – DIY Passport Photos

Blue View – DIY Passport Photos

When we were gathering an immense amount of stuff for our visa applications, we found that the cost for passport photos was kinda steep. I figured that if the 12 year old kid in charge of the photo section at Walgreens could whip them out, how hard could it be? Maybe I could figure it all out for next time and save some money. As it turns out, it really is pretty easy to do it yourself.

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Blue View – Blue's Electrical System Installation

Blue View – Blue's Electrical System Installation

All those years aboard Nine of Cups has taught me a number of lessons about electrical systems and electronics, and how difficult it is to ensure that not only are the gear and wiring installed safely and reliably, but remain that way. Much of what applies to boat electrics also applies to van electrics. In this week’s blog, I’ll talk about how and where I installed all that gear .

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