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Old 09-09-2009, 11:08   #1
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Sailing Maryland: Remembering Walter Cronkite, Sailor
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Old 09-09-2009, 12:09   #2
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Hello Walter...thats great...I miss him!
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Walter was one of a kind. I had the priveledge to shake his hand in about '98. His boat was at the same small marina that mine was at in Annapolis. I caught him in the parking lot headed to the boat!
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Old 10-09-2009, 04:59   #4
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Walter was one of a kind. I had the priveledge to shake his hand in about '98. His boat was at the same small marina that mine was at in Annapolis. I caught him in the parking lot headed to the boat!
That's got to be a special memory. As a journalist myself, it would have been great to meet him. In this time of such uncivil discourse, it's hard not to feel nostalgic for the days of Cronkite.
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I think the image I hold strongest was of Walter removing his glasses and announcing the time JFK passed. For a man who was the consumate reporter of events, IMHO, who never showed emotion, one could feel his pain as an American. May he never have to go to windward. Salut.
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Funny story - thx!

I seem to recall something about two kinds of sailors (especially on the Chesapeake) - those who have run aground and those who are lying about it.

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Funny story - thx!

I seem to recall something about two kinds of sailors (especially on the Chesapeake) - those who have run aground and those who are lying about it.

Fair Winds,
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Yeah, that's especially true on the Chesapeake!
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I think the image I hold strongest was of Walter ....announcing the time JFK passed.
The end of Camelot - who could not be emotional at that moment.
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No one else has reported any problems, AD, and I experienced none when I clicked on the link in sneuman's post. Are you sure you couldn't have gotten your computer infected some other way?

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Funny story - thx!

I seem to recall something about two kinds of sailors (especially on the Chesapeake) - those who have run aground and those who are lying about it.

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Aye Matey!
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I no longer say I am doing a circumnavigation, I tell them I am executing the dream of any long distance sailor, To run aground in every major ocean of the world! So far I have not missed my goal!
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I no longer say I am doing a circumnavigation, I tell them I am executing the dream of any long distance sailor, To run aground in every major ocean of the world! So far I have not missed my goal!
I like that!
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