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Old 24-06-2011, 05:29   #46
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Re: What day is it?

Is it not always Saturday?

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Old 24-06-2011, 05:33   #47
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Naah.... its the day after yesterday... or is it b4 2moro... I'm never quite sure...
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Old 24-06-2011, 05:33   #48
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My wife bought me a clock that has the days of the week on it instead of the time.

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Old 24-06-2011, 05:57   #49
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The thing about working that pissed me off (this is on the odd occasion I had a 'real' job where I had to be doiing it monday-friday) was on the weekends... sometimes I'd wake up on Sunday morning and think 'I gotta go to work tomorrow' and that would wreck my whole Sunday.

Time is a crazy thing!

Now I wake up at 6am no matter what. When I worked and the alarm went off at 7am I would hate it. Drag myself outta bed cursing and grumpy till lunch time.

One of the great things I enjoy about my life now is the non reliance on a time structured life.

I guess some folks whose whole career is/was 9-5, 8-6 M-F or whatever, after 30 years, 40 years of it, the relaxation of being independent of time must be good... maybe also challenging.

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Old 24-06-2011, 06:06   #50
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Re: What day is it?

Originally Posted by vintageray View Post
This brings up a question in my mind. I've been hoping someone else would bring it up in case the answer is like really obvious. Joking aside, if one were offshore, navigating the old fashioned way with just a chronometer, sextant and paper charts wouldn't one need to keep serious track of at least the date to know where the stars and sun are supposed to be in order to know one's location? I'm just dipping into celestial navigatioon and haven't studied it seriously yet, so don't beat me up too bad on this. Although I can take it if you do.

Just keep a bookmark in the almanac. Actually we used to cut a corner of the page off every day.
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Old 24-06-2011, 06:28   #51
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DL--27/7 care is what my dad is coming up on now--..i dont envy you-----find vacation time when ye can and enjoy momma while she is lucid. good luck....
as for navgatin--- lol i have one item in my boat with time in it-- but i amnot sure what time zone it temp daily of air also---i already know that it is hot so i dont look at that thing much.. but my gps kinda tells where i am , if i cannot see the coast. and if sun is high in sky, is prolly somewhere near noon, as long as shadows are short...
is morning now- i know because it looks like morning and cat wanted to eat..LOL
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Old 25-06-2011, 19:55   #52
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If dogs could talk and you asked one what time it is he would joyfully reply IT'S NOW! IT'S NOW! IT'S NOW!

For me, it's about 3 days before I get to close the door on this piece of **** auto shop for the last time and go finish my boat. Well, get it seaworthy anyway, not finished.
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We are still at Yorkeys knob waiting for our Cait and visa's for indonesia.

Nothing else to do but wait for "sundowners" 3pm.
Well it must be 3pm somewhere in the world by now.
Sometimes we even cheat and start earlier.

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