Critical Information for Loopers

2 Apr

The longer you live, the more you learn (and probably will forget at the most inopportune time). So, here’s what happened…

We were finalizing Bushranger’s departure from Fairhope, Alabama. We sold the car (goodbye little silver Corolla – you’ve been good to us), restocked the fridge, settled the bill for all the work that was done on Bushranger’s aft end, and were transferring the last bit of supplies onboard, when it HAPPENED! The combination of damp hands and heavy items resulted in catastrophe! It’s hard to even acknowledge but, yes, the 12 pack of beer fell into the bay!

But, Fate was smiling on us. The beer that hit the drink was from Germany, and encased in plastic, so…

— wait for it —

IT FLOATED! Boyd bent down and fished it out; no harm done.

Now, if that’s not critical information for all future Loopers, I don’t know what is!
Lesson learned – drink German beer!

beer wet

P.S. Boyd just informed me that all beer floats, but I don’t plan to test that theory…

15 Responses to “Critical Information for Loopers”

  1. Chris April 2, 2015 at 16:53 #

    I thought it was root beer floats that were so good! Beer floats don’t sound appealing at all to me.

  2. Heather Rutherford April 2, 2015 at 17:15 #

    Great post! I was almost worried for you! Cheers

  3. Alex Ertz April 2, 2015 at 17:22 #

    Bottled beer…not so buoyant!

    • Mrs Bushranger April 2, 2015 at 17:47 #

      ohhhh….. yeah…. my beer connoisseur likes to minimize ‘glass’ on Bushranger so we’re into ‘tins’…

  4. Robin Dare April 2, 2015 at 17:59 #

    Hope floats … And, so does beer..
    which gives us hope .. Great writing
    and an even ‘sea story’ for all the sailors in the world.

  5. Matt April 2, 2015 at 18:49 #

    We all know that beer floats – usually around the belt line!

  6. Barbie Robinson April 4, 2015 at 03:51 #

    OMG I’m with Heather. I thought “Oh no. Someone hacked into their bank account’ or further on -“Oh no! All the groceries dropped into the river!” the anticipation!! Then … phew! It was only the bloody beer!!! Yes, luckily it was in aluminium cans!! ha ha ha ha ha Love Barbie.

    • Mrs Bushranger April 4, 2015 at 08:44 #

      I love your comments, Barbie! So great to hear from you! Happy Easter

      • Barbie Robinson April 5, 2015 at 01:29 #

        Thank you LynnAnne. Well I love your writing – you are gifted! I love that poetry a while back …” the trees hold hands above the road…” and other lovely descriptions!! 🙂 Yes Happy Easter to you both<3. Hot Cross buns (I bet you made yours!) and lots of chocolate!! We just watched a 3 hour Jesus movie! Lotsa love to you xxx

      • ACRES Webmaster April 5, 2015 at 08:37 #

        Hot cross buns…great idea! It looks like it’s going to be a baking day. Thanks!

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