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OUT OF GAS


People wondered if it would ever get done, and if he ever finished it - would it actually float?


We also got the lowdown on his homemade houseboat. The houseboat took years to build and while it was being built it became the drinking hang out for a lot of the locals. People wondered if it would ever get done, and if he ever finished it, would it actually float? When it was near completion, his friends came over, put on the final touches and helped him ease the houseboat into the water. The rest of the locals all watched and cheered them on. Frank was a great story-teller. We had an awesome night and as the sun set we made our way back to the dock. We made it back to our place late. It was really dark by then. Unfortunately we weren’t smart


enough to fill up our empty generator in the daylight when it ran out this morning. We used our flashlights and managed to fill the generator with some spare gas that was there. Even our truck was low on fuel. The only gas pump on the island was empty and word has it there is no gas until Saturday, which was a few days away. At night we use the generator to charge our equipment. During the day we’ve been getting by using an inverter plugged into the cigarette lighter in our truck. We’re beginning to worry a bit as the camera batteries just aren’t holding the charge very well. We’d been learning to conserve, which was what the island is all about.


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