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Old 04-11-2015, 19:58   #1
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Hello From Minnesota!

Hi everyone, I've been lurking around and finally decided to join. I have been thinking about packing it up and living aboard somewhere on the west coast for about a year now. I can't wait to start on this crazy adventure!

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Old 04-11-2015, 22:01   #2
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Re: Hello From Minnesota!

Hi, Koopa,

Welcome aboard.

It is heading into your winter, and our summer, ironically, we're headed to Tasmania, to keep cool!


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Old 05-11-2015, 03:58   #3
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Re: Hello From Minnesota!

Greetings and welcome aboard the CF, Koopa Khan.
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Old 05-11-2015, 06:57   #4
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Re: Hello From Minnesota!

Brrrrr! Lived in St. Paul (Mendota Heights) for ten years when our kids were small. Trailer sailed all the city lakes and many Northern lakes.

When we first moved there a neighbor told us that everyone is very outdoor oriented; skiing, cross country skiing, snowmobiling, hockey, ice fishing, even ice boating. I said that was great to hear but those were all winter activities and asked what they did in the summer. He responded, "on that day we play basketball." And I thought he was kidding!

Now we live aboard in Southern California. Keep the dream warm.

S/V B'Shert
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Old 14-11-2015, 09:30   #5
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Re: Hello From Minnesota!

Greetings and welcome from sunny SW Florida.
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