After you have done everything you can do, and thought everything through, then one of two things can happen: You can succeed, or, you can have a wonderful time trying.
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To undertake the restoration or rebuilding of a boat is “mostly about having the perseverance that it takes to learn and to see the project to the end.” So, earlier this year, (1/2022) I purposely forget both the amount of time, money, blood, sweat and tears in the project without yet having gotten near a […]
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December 24, 2021: This is a short story but, I assure you, if you like boats, it may turn out to be more interesting than you think, I promise. So, earlier this morning I’m on my iPhone, flipping through Craigslist boat ads; like most people addicted to that thing they call boating. Just to play […]
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“This boat that we just built is fine! And don’t try to tell us it’s not. The sides and the back are divine – It’s the bottom I guess we forgot.” ― Shel Silverstein. I can easily now either cast blame or thank someone. It’s all depending on if I’m seeing my cup as half […]
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