A Family Adventure

Tyson, Emilie & Isaac

Paddle Rye Harbor to Jenness Beach

October 14, 2018
Emilie Phillips
updated October 15, 2018

I wanted to paddle rocky shoreline instead of the sand beaches at Ipswich Bay. NOAA forecasted 0.7 foot swells — flat enough that it was safe to take Isaac out on the open coast. The best rocky beaches are farther north, or longer paddles. But the stretch from Rye Harbor south to Jenness Beach has […]

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Wentworth Fly Out 2018

October 6, 2018
Emilie Phillips
updated October 10, 2018

The annual Wentworth fly out is my favorite fly out. Possibly because it’s the only fly out I’ve been too. I just learned about the Old Rhinebeck fly out, which sounds similar. Friday The Wentworth fly out starts Thursday, but we have to work. We left work early Friday and flew north for dinner. In […]

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Solar Panel Temperature Sensor Replacement

September 30, 2018
Emilie Phillips
updated October 3, 2018

Our temperature sensors for our solar hot water panels failed. This is the first repair we’ve needed to do on our roof and it was quite a puzzle figuring out how to get up there. Here’s a video showing the process: To install the new thermistors, Tyson removed all the old insulation and tape, and […]

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Isaac’s First Glider Ride

September 22, 2018
Emilie Phillips
updated September 27, 2018

This Saturday, the Sterling Massachusetts airport held a small fly-in with a flour bomb contest and a pig roast. Sterling is twenty minutes south of Brookline and a little east of Mount Wachusett. We arrived, together with a Cherokee from Brookline, in time to see the last flour drop competitor and the start of lunch. […]

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