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26 December 2016

Finding A Wee Beastie In The Eggs

I had a rather ordinary start to my day. I got up, had some coffee, went for a walk with Scott and then started to make breakfast.

When I opened the egg container this morning, I found a wee beastie lurking inside.



Here's what he looks like up close. Doesn't he look a little cranky to you? I'm guessing he hasn't had his morning coffee yet.

 

Scott brought him back from Glasgow with him. Every day he keeps turning up in new places. Scott's fun like that.

We used to have another wee beastie on our boat in New Zealand.


Here's a close-up. Clearly, he's had way too much coffee. And he's got a weird kind of drool thing going on.


For some reason, neither of our wee beasties have names. Odd, isn't it?

The rest of the day was far less entertaining than the egg incident. We worked on the engine. There were wire brushes, grease, grime, oil, dirt, dust and other unpleasant things involved. Plus a lot of paper towels. Lots and lots of paper towels. There's a reason why boaters call paper towels "white gold" - they're essential to most boat projects.

Just in case you needed proof that I actually worked on boat projects today, here's what my hands looked like at the end of the day. That's oil and grease under those fingernails, not a new trendy manicure. Living on a boat is just so darn sexy and glamorous.



How did your day start and end? What do you think we should name our wee beastie?

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18 comments:

  1. Paper towels and Duct tape are highly treasured on boats! I like your wee beastie discovery today. That is so much fun. Boat projects... not so much. At least you got to charge your batteries a bit the last week! :-)

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    1. Oh, yes, duct tape is a precious commodity on our boat. Couldn't survive a day without it.

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  2. There's one really good thing about being temporarily land-based: No day starts nor ends with a boat job. :-)

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    1. Such a great feeling to know you can totally relax and get away from boat projects for a while.

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  3. He comes from Glasgow, so surely he has to be Weegie? Though not sure I've seen him or any of his family round here.......

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  4. Seeing that in the egg carton would have totally freaked me out, at least initially. But, really, how fun! :)

    Maybe the grease and oil manicure can be the new trend for 2017? Maybe the name of a new nail polish? :)

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    1. I'll have to email the Khardasians and suggest that they start the new grease and oil manicure trend.

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  5. Cute lil beastie! Hope you had a Merry Christmas & have a great New Year .. I'm sure it will be since Scott is back!

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    1. It's great having him back. Happy New Year to you as well :-)

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  6. Yep, running out of paper towels is a misdemeanor on our boat. I don't work on the boat though. Hubby does very little as well. We have a mechanic and he does that work. It's far cheaper than hubby doing stuff he doesn't know how to do.

    Too cute on the trolls. I'm not good at naming things though.

    Have a fabulous day. ☺

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    1. A good mechanic is worth his/her weight in gold. I'm glad you have one that does the work for you and that you trust.

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  7. He looks like a smart little critter so why not Egghead?

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  8. Your husband has a great sense of humor. Hopefully he maintains that during boat work and repairs.

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    1. Your comment cracked us up! Boat projects can definitely tax even the best sense of humor, especially when everything goes pear shaped and gets frustrating.

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  9. Your beastie is funny except I'd probably have been making scrambled eggs if I'd opened the box and found him! lol

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    1. Fortunately (I think), I still wasn't quite awake yet when I opened the egg carton so it took a while to register that it was in it. Otherwise, I might have dropped it on the floor in surprise :-)

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