The blog of the design, construction, and launching of the vessel "Floating Empire", an electrically driven boat utilizing recycled and repurposed materials and a mix of modern and 18th and 19th century technologies to reduce carbon footprint. The vessel is a tiny house barrel barge, simply built of castoff materials and easily available parts, providing an easy living space for an individual or couple
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Return of the Revenge of the Son of the Invasion of the Ducks
It's spring, and BOY are these waterfowl getting bold. I'm sitting in the galley at the table typing and look over only to see a female duck calmly eating the cat's food some three feet from me. Wasn't fast enough to get a shot of that, but she did come back a few minutes later to peer in the door.
Um...is there more catfood?
One of the things we love most about being here on the water is the wildlife, which has very little fear of us. Now that spring is here, we're about having to beat them off with a stick.