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Old 07-02-2007, 04:36   #31
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Originally Posted by Island Mike

I think what happen to you happens to many of us... My wife and I are both 52 and went through a similar life senerio, however, I am very fortunate that my wife is willing to live the dream with me. In less than 1 year I will give up a very sucessful and well paying job and leave, God willing. Without a doubt both parties have to be on board for the whole thing to work. but it is so true about the things in life that bind us...
Good luck in all that you do.
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Old 07-02-2007, 06:10   #32
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Good luck with your plans Mike, Paula and Lynx - can't say there isn't a tinge of envy - but you never know life may change again and it may happen for us after all - pls keep us all posted on your plans.

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Old 07-02-2007, 15:48   #33
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I did it!

With a little nudge from my boss and best friend (Cchris) and this site I made the plunge.
I put in an offer on my boat today and fly to St. Petes tomorrow to close the deal.
I will be the proud owner of a 1985 Gemini Cat when the check clears. The boat was and is a pretty amazing deal after the typical refreshements.
The best bet is that I have experience with this type of boat!
I am fighting the sick feeling in my belly right now. I am excited and overwhelmed at the same time.
I guess during the flight I will get on top of putting up a web site.
I will post photos of the boat on Monday.
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Old 07-02-2007, 17:54   #34
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Way to go Ativa.

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