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PostSubject: Great Joy   Sat Jul 21, 2012 3:00 am

In a long day at work, sometimes days pass and I do not get outside once, just grab a shower, sneak a little sleep, and put in another 18 hour day. My wife brings food, or I order in, usually, I get away every other day or so, to run an errand, or just drive somewhere. Just to get away.

You know the best way, to get away? My sailboat. I do not need to go sailing, I just come here, read posts, or make a few new posts, and I am ready to serve the public again.

In my mind, I clean her, do Maintance, order new things, and just daydream. Makes it all the better when I do get out of town, to the lake. Really helps me stay alive, having this sailboat to fuss over.

I am sure many of you guys feel the same way.


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PostSubject: Re: Great Joy   Sat Jul 21, 2012 9:31 pm

That is part of the reason I never looked into shrink wrapping Gone for the winters. Even though I couldn't really work on her, it was great therapy just to climb aboard and hang out, clean off the snow, plan projects and dream of future adventures.

I figure how long she was just sitting in the driveway divided by what we paid for her comes out to $100 per month. That's cheap therapy I figure. If we were to part ways today, having never sailed her, she owes me nothing. I am already satisfied. From here on out is all just bonus. I doubt non-sailors would ever understand. Cool

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