Monthly Archives: October 2015

A Frenzied Finish

Saturday, October 10, 2015 Dawn brought a clear morning.  We were happy for the sun on our last full day on the island so that we could get all of our work done.  We first went down to the cove … Continue reading

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More Cats and Dogs

Friday, October 9, 2015 I’m so glad we’re not leaving tomorrow!  Up before dawn, the sky was completely overcast except for a sliver on the ocean horizon to the east. After a hearty breakfast we decided to get down to … Continue reading

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Wednesday Warriors

Thursday, October 8, 2015 During the summer, the caretakers have one day a week to go ashore to pick up provisions, stop in at the Friends office and do laundry.  On the boat that comes to pick them up early … Continue reading

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Only Two Wednesday Warriors Today

Wednesday, October 7, 2015 Our big plan for the day was to sand the kitchen floor of at least three coats of paint that had not held up will over the coarse of dragged chairs and scuffs.  In the end, … Continue reading

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Sunshine and Surf

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 It’s a beautiful clear sunny day without a cloud in the sky.  The wind is still coming from the north so the cove is a mess. Captain DeBery informed us that he may come out between … Continue reading

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The Real Work Begins

Monday, October 5, 2015 We rested for part of Sunday; the sun rose at 6:40 and there was a pile of suds in the cove and more washing ashore.   The day started with Cyndy at the stove making coffee … Continue reading

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Down and Dirty Housekeeping

Saturday, October 3, 2015 We were hoping the seas would lay down enough this last weekend before we close on Columbus Day to bring out a few visitors.  Even though we did see a couple of sailboats out in the … Continue reading

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