Another day of not getting much done on the ship. Too many of them lately! Part of it was me not feeling 100%. I also forgot my cell phone at home.
Since I was the only one on the ship and I didn’t have the phone in case of an emergency, caution was the word of the day. I wanted to install the pole that I had made last week, but that would involve working in the pump room. Lots of hazards down there, so it was better to put it off. I chipped some rust off the hull and applied rust converter instead.
When I went below, I discovered the ship lei* (for 12/12/12) had been brought aboard. I decided to see what I could do by myself (usually two of us work on it). I set it up on the fo’c’sle deck, but found I just didn’t have the energy to finish the job (involved putting on a harness and multiple trips down to the street level).
I may have help tomorrow morning, so that will be good.
From the pier:
While wrestling with the lei, a tourist trolley pulled up to the stop across the street. I could hear the driver talking about FOC. I hope I’m not in any photos.
Speaking of being in photos, this gentleman was playing a tune (didn’t recognize it) on the violin with FOC as the backdrop:
This is why I don’t like practicing on my pipes in public. People tend to take pictures or video of you. I really don’t want to wind up on YouTube.
Sause Bros. Salishan arriving:
These car carriers are not very pretty, but they are fascinating in their own way.
Star of Honolulu chafing gear:
*Mahalo to NOAA for use of the lei!