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Old 05-05-2007, 01:12   #1
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is it just me or are the only real me sailing?i have just put all the crap i have for sail sled harley truck ,and am planing on getting a sailboat! im sick and tired of talking to my friends about there boring shitty lives and how much money they make its all the same crap buy a huge house 3 new cars and work night and day till u die . I need to feal alive and i just finshed reading wheels tail of the high seas now that sound like living to me.I have worked as every thing from a paperboy plumber glazer to male striper ! and the only times i felt alive is when myhart was pumping .i hade a plane when i was 21 felt alive rode my sled in the rokies felt alive rode my bike from coast to coast (1975 hard tail harley pice of junk } and i hope i will feal the same way when i get a boat .thanks for lisaning
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Old 05-05-2007, 05:23   #2
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Real men sailing?

Hmm, dunno..Plenty of ladies doing it too: Many of them have more guts than "real men".

Yeah, I agree to the irony of working night and day to pay big bills for a big house and 3 cars..Then ya die.
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Old 05-05-2007, 05:47   #3
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ok thats what i was trying to say real people .it seems t o me 95% of the westeren world is a bunch of boring workaholics that i can talk in to going on a 3 hour drive and a 1 our walk to enjoy a natual hot spring . bt on this site people are sailing around the world and that is so eye opening .thanks to all the adventures on this site women and men
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Others work day and night to pay big bills to buy and keep a boat.
If only could have just 5% of that adrenalin seaking spirit you have. My heart was pumping, but it wasn't for quite the same reason your seeking.
Interesting though. I feel alive all the time. I know of others that are so bored with life, they have to have that rush to feel alive. I have the rush most of the time and wish I could be more like "normal" folks. So who is the more forunate of the two of us?? Honestly, I am asking a real question here.
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I have the rush most of the time and wish I could be more like "normal" folks.
Hmm, less white powder up the nose...?



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I don't know what all the fuss about that sucking white powder up your nose is all about. Icing sugar just gives me a blocked nose ;-)
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Buying the sailboat recently has been more than therapeutic. Sailng (of course) is great but the mind exercise of working and puttering on the odd jobs is also very enjoyable and is way more fun than mowing grass.

A buddy of mine was complaining of being bored and so I invited him out to help on the boat projects I was doing yesterday.

I was overhauling the bilge pump and he asked what else needed to be done. I told him I planned to tighten the alternator belt and clean the engine compartment. He said, "That sounds like fun." So he did all the dirty stuff and now the belt is tight and the engine bay is sparkly.

He asked to come back today - Maybe I'll give him a toothbrush and some polish and get all the brightwork cleaned up - LOL

PS - I tried Coke once and the bubbles really messed up my sinuses
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