1 thing that is a bit of a bummer and bonus about living in Toronto and global warming is that winter doesn’t really start until mid January now. This sucks because frankly I like snow. Snow makes things nice and white (Toronto looks clean while its snowing for instance!), it also has a sound dampening effect on the city itself so you can really just enjoy the snow by yourself despite all the people in the city. Basically the more winter is like Charlie Browns Christmas the better. The part that sucks mind you is that you need it to be cold to have snow… which wouldn’t be a big issue if we still weren’t trying to iron out heating on the boat at the moment but at current we do have to abandon ship once in a while because it’ll get too cold. I hope by this week to get most of the radiators attached. This weekend will be the big push for completing the heating system, but FRIDAY I’m taking off because I’m off to the Toronto Boat Show. I hope to score some deals or at least find out what sort of gear I can get and is available this year to make life more comfortable on the ship.
Although I’m making the boat sound slightly uncomfortable it really is my favourite place in Toronto. The neighbors are quiet, the view is dynamite, and the commute is awesome (10 minute walk). Plus every time I work on it there’s a noticeable difference on the interior. Before the weekend I put down some more plywood flooring to get ready for the radiator up in the pilot house and earlier in the week I installed the radiator in the bathroom. So we’re making good progress. Just need to invent the 48hr day I think. 😛
Here’s a few choice pictures of Pathfinder during the snow storm we had just last week. 6 inches is quite a lot for Toronto really lately especially within like 10hrs or so (basically this all fell overnight).