I am cracking up. Wake up old, cold and cranky. Coffee. Read latest posting
. That'll put some fear in anyone! ...Huh? what's that? He did what
? Ooooooh! Good thing I know how to run a line thru a word now! [What can't we learn on CF?] Way to go Mark. Less painful too, I'd guess, even with the parting fore ...er...
Geez, I really had that
Anyway, I'm all grumpy and stuff and here comes that silly old buga Boatman61 with Whistle a Happy Tune
! I actually did laugh out loud. Thanks man. 'Course it's easier for Boatman to be pleasant, being a Brit, and 6 or 7 hours (and possibly several lightyears) ahead of me, standing out in the noonday sun.
These "fear" stories are troublesome, however. I can't be the only one to catch the irony of Therapy
's handle I'd guess. And I'm not making fun or light of this. Someone learning
about boats and things would normally have some rational fears. But to have them never diminish? I don't think I'd want to cope with the constant apprehension. Why would you want to? How could sailing be fun that way?
Busting across the Atlantic ocean
leaves you no time to ponder all the potential problems; hell, you know
something's always broken or breakin', but ghosting along on a Sunday afternoon and worrying about trouble? Not me. I'd be looking for something saner. Maybe motocross in Montana.
I guess I wonder why you folks continue to beat a dead horse so to speak. And I mean that in the most understanding way possible. There are so many great things to do on the planet. Do them instead.