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Old 22-10-2009, 17:15   #1
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Hi ... I'm Leslie and have decided it's time I catch up and learn a bit more about sailing and my future life as a cruiser.
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Old 22-10-2009, 17:17   #2
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Well, it's about time. lol

Thas mah gerl!
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Old 22-10-2009, 19:17   #3
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Old 22-10-2009, 20:40   #4
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Hi ... I'm Leslie and have decided it's time I catch up and learn a bit more about sailing and my future life as a cruiser.
Hi Leslie,

Its a pretty tough life




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Old 23-10-2009, 07:55   #5
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Thanks, Erika! I will write you ....

and Mark, exactly what I have in mind!

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Old 23-10-2009, 08:03   #6
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Yep as a Cruiser you have to make those decisions every day, take a nap now or later, take a swim, go for a hike, do some job on the boat or take a nap.... naps seem to more frequently win out!!! My hard decisions will start again about Dec 10.... two days after I get back on my boat!
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Old 23-10-2009, 10:03   #7
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Welcome Leslie....looks like Marks got you going in the right direction.
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Old 23-10-2009, 10:36   #8
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Let's see, a cruiser's life:

Wake up with the sun. Have a coffee.
Do boat projects until around noonish. Have brunch/lunch.
Go have some fun for the next several hours. Or, if "too much" fun the day before, have a nap.
Get ready for sundown.
Sundowners - usually socializing.
Get to bed, sometime.

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Old 23-10-2009, 10:53   #9
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Old 23-10-2009, 12:16   #10
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thanks for the welcome, James.

Reality Check and Intentional Drifter:
yep, I'll fit right in ... I love a cup of coffee at sunrise and have the nap habit down already.

Bad Santa: Eric and I are northern VA; you?

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I now live in Winchester but grew up and worked in Fairfax for decades. I keep my boat in the northern neck, quite a drive but cant afford Annapolis.
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