September 20, 2007:

Preparations continue for SARABANDE's Spa Week, only a few days away.  We've ordered most of the necessary parts, outlined our plan of attack, and rigged a block and tackle system to bring the dog up and down for his walks while we're living up on stilts.  Also, we brought poor WHAT'S HER FACE out of the water, and she was covered in these really gross jelly barnacle things that looked and squished like eyeballs!  After scraping those off, we stashed her on deck, making it look like SARABANDE's wearing a Donald Duck-style hat.  We hope to finally paint WHF's name on next week, too--hopefully there'll be time.

The Tannen-Lift Suspension System in tests:

   

and here are those gross things that were eating our dingy: