Saturday, November 2, 2013

Will I Miss This?

I changed the oil on the genset yesterday - a totally routine boat task.  Also routine was the absolute cascade of perspiration that I found myself in during the job.

There's the heat of the tropics, and there's the oven-like heat of a generator compartment or an engine room even hours after the generator/engine has been run.  Put them together, and you get a puddle of sweat on the cabin sole after the job is done (right).

So, I said to Alisa, I wonder if we'll ever end up in a cold enough place that I'll miss being soaked in sweat every time I do a job like this?

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