final assembly

So it turns out, the king county sheriff's department, search and rescue, fire and aid were doing drills up here yesterday. It makes sense cause about the same time last year they did a similar drill. I made some phone calls today, trying to fight the never ending battle of guility until proven innocent. Doing... Continue Reading →

Hole 2 Day 5

Here we go... My sluice, that's sitting above hole 2, is the level of the river on the other side of the bar.

Hole 2 Day 4

It seems like everyday I get less done than the day before. There is a very good reason why I am digging this way. #forcedtobreakthelaw Like I mentioned in a previous post, my body is broken. Where I started digging, I was digging across instead of down. With my bad back and knee, this is... Continue Reading →

Letting the Silt Settle

Sorry about the flare. Regulations are tough in these parts. This isn't part of the regulations, just trying to keep the rocks from being slippery. Its good for test pans too. None of my mud from walking around gets in the river either.

Hole 2 Day 1

I went down to the river yesterday. I figured with it just drizzling, I should at least go move some rocks. There is always rocks to be moved. It took me an hour and a half to get to the river. I was surprised to see that the water hadn't really risen after the rains,... Continue Reading →

Getting that Booty

So as not to embarrass any species of insect, bird or animal, I have substituted the actual species names with proper West Coast Redneck slang terms Wow! What a day. I would just like to say that I didn't get the memo from mother nature about what I saw today. I probably lost over an... Continue Reading →

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