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Ok, so,, Beepers Bought me a Sailboat
10-28-2011, 04:53 AM #61
Cynicalabsurdance Member
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To do it, one begins to ponder certain concerns before they bust a move

big one is: what shall i do to make money to live on?

The answer: what can you do? what are you willing to do? work a day labor job occasionally?

Mow a lawn?
wash a car?

clean a house?
Help someone paint a fence
hoe weeds?

Today, many people have very few skills, technology and disposable goods do not warrant them to obtain many skills.

Pull into any Marina or harbor
walk up to almost any boat owner and ask if there is anything at all that you can do for them to make some bread money,,,

you'll make it, money is the easy item to obtain.

Food is everywhere, as JR said,,, you can always fish, gather shellfish, oysters if you like them,,

When you have little, you do not need very much money to maintain happiness.

no bills actually,,, small ones, but within means.

My skills have allowed me to do some amazing things as i travel,
I've awaken with but Coffee money in my pocket,,

and gone to sleep that night with a fat wallet from applying a skill or two.

yes, anything is PROBABLE,,, not just simply Possible.
10-28-2011, 04:59 AM #62
Shadow Incognito Anonymous
(10-28-2011, 04:30 AM)Cynicalabsurdance Wrote:  In that setting, imagine what thoughts cross your mind,

In that setting no thoughts cross your mind. Just the here and now. That's the beauty of it, it isn't about 'me' anymore.
10-28-2011, 05:13 AM #63
Shadow Incognito Anonymous
(10-28-2011, 04:38 AM)Cynicalabsurdance Wrote:  A rolling stone gathers no Moss,,,
and i shall name my Boat ::::::::::::::::::::::: No Moss.

I like it! I always thought if I got a sailboat I'd call her Spray Child or Spindrift. My kayak is Ping Wing chuckle.gif
10-29-2011, 09:24 PM #64
Cynicalabsurdance Member
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price : $1000

walk in there with $750 and i bet it's yours

just posted on portland oregon Craigslist.

10-29-2011, 09:29 PM #65
Octo Mother Superior
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Wow I can hardly believe it! blink.gif

As a comparison, this is for sale here for €1600. And that's considered cheap in these parts 13.gif

10-29-2011, 09:29 PM #66
Cynicalabsurdance Member
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above is the link to veiw the add

some of the interior has been removed for restoration

however, it does float and sail
he will drop it in the water for you and you can sail it away

it has a nice outboard motor Mount on the back and i have an extra outboard i can put on it.

sheesh,,, i think i talked myself into buying it

i'm gonna give him a call
10-30-2011, 02:27 AM #67
JayRodney ⓐⓛⓘⓔⓝ
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It's beautiful! I'd rather take on a floater that needs interior customization than a new boat where your stuck with an RV with sails. chuckle.gif By the time your finished, it's one of a kind! hi5.gif

10-30-2011, 04:11 AM #68
Shadow Incognito Anonymous
I think CA wants you two to move to Oregon and go sailing chuckle.gif
10-30-2011, 04:14 AM #69
Octo Mother Superior
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Well I think that's plan A. hi5.gif
10-30-2011, 04:22 AM #70
JayRodney ⓐⓛⓘⓔⓝ
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Well, yeah. Rog has always been like the brother I never had. He opened my eyes to things nobody else could, I thank my lucky stars our paths crossed. He's like family to Octo and I and she's right... this is plan A!

10-30-2011, 04:29 AM #71
Shadow Incognito Anonymous
yay.gif yay.gif yay.gif time.gif chuckle.gif

A whole helluva lot closer to BC too!!!!!!!!!!! beercheer.gif
10-30-2011, 04:31 AM #72
JayRodney ⓐⓛⓘⓔⓝ
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Indeedy doodie! beercheer.gif chuckle.gif

10-30-2011, 04:38 AM #73
Shadow Incognito Anonymous
yay.gif Portland is a good day's drive's from here. I can be at the border in about 6 hrs and it's another ...5? To Portland, that ain't bad at all. The San Juan islands off Washington are a must. blink.gif Insanely beautifull.
10-30-2011, 04:47 AM #74
Octo Mother Superior
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Beautiful country for sure yay.gif But we're not leaving anymore tonight emo-daj.gifbeercheer.gif
10-30-2011, 05:09 AM #75
Cynicalabsurdance Member
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This is Sunset over Tomahawk Bay

I took the shot tonight
a little too early though

it got much better 15 minutes later

2 friends showed up today
word spreads quick when you buy a Sailboat

Bet they are back tomorrow to go out sailing,, chuckle.gif

they are welcome to go anytime
pretty pleasent company to have along.

Octo and JR,,,Shadow ain't even kidding

San Juans are BITCHEN!!!!

and if this Bo-Honk Town of Portland does not work out for you guys

hey, flip up the sails
Seattle is just up the Coast a ways

much better people
and much more work and wages.




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