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Monthly Archives: October 2011

Enter Sandman

Few things go together as well as backbreaking physical labor and loud Metallica. When our boat was first hauled out, I thought the bottom paint looked pretty good considering we were in the water for 18 months. Upon further review I noticed some things… flaking ablative paint… blisters on the rudder… a confusing blister pattern … Continue reading »

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Update on the date!

Astute readers of the blog will notice something new today…. Hint ———>>>>> We haven’t abandoned our trip or anything, I just adjusted our departure date to November 15th (or so.) While my pride might be a little hurt (I hate missing a deadline) we’re going to get things done before we head out. I don’t … Continue reading »

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To The Boat Show!

Today marks the start of the 42nd Annapolis Sailboat Show, the oldest and largest in-water sailboat show in the world.  We’re very spoiled to live only a little over an hour away from the show. By dumb luck we attended our first boat show when I interviewed for my job in Maryland in 2004 and … Continue reading »

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What should I do?

For this post to make any sense at all, you must know the following things: LeBron James plays basketball in the NBA.  (For our international spammers readers, LeBron James grew up in Akron, Ohio, he was drafted number one overall by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 2003 NBA Draft, he  took the Cavaliers to the playoffs … Continue reading »

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The Common Cold

Maybe it was all the rain we’ve had recently, or my current state of exhaustion, or the changing seasons and the colder temperatures, but whatever caused it – I’ve been afflicted with a head cold for the last couple of days. This is very unfortunate, because I’ve had to call in sick to my job … Continue reading »

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