Whoa Nelly!

6 Jun

I don’t know if you know this, but I KNOW people. Yep, there are folks out there that can fix just about anything, and I know a bunch of them. So let me show you what’s happening…

windy coast

…the waves are flappin’ at us, the winds are pushin’ at us, and poor little Bushranger is just about dancin’. Thank goodness my stalwart Captain elected to keep us safely tied and heavily fendered at Clayton, NY.

windy boats

We just listened to the marine weather forecast and they mentioned winds gusting up to 50 kilometers per hour (for you Yanks out there, that’s about 31 miles per hour).  I know a few sailors out there are snickering, thinking, “50 kilometers per hours — that’s nothin’!” …well, maybe a sailboat would like to play with those winds, but for us trawlers that kind of wind is a recipe for disaster!

windy flags
So, here’s my plan. I’m going to call my nephew who works at Accuweather. I’m sure if he knew what was going on up here, he would fix it!  After all, how can we go exploring the St Lawrence River and Thousand Islands if we are tied to the dock?

Right, where’s my phone…

10 Responses to “Whoa Nelly!”

  1. Kathy Ripp June 6, 2016 at 14:26 #

    You are to funny!!!!!! Sent from my iPhone

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    • MrsB June 6, 2016 at 15:10 #

      …thanks Kathy!

  2. rodcrobinson June 6, 2016 at 18:35 #

    As you know LynnAnne I use Accuweather all the time – swear by it. You should get some good advice from your Nephew I reckon. I love the penants photo. What are they?

    • MrsB June 6, 2016 at 18:39 #

      That’s a very good question…and I have no idea what the answer is. Hmmmm, maybe my Captain knows?…I’ll ask him

  3. Jdepodwin June 6, 2016 at 21:34 #

    Great blog entry. Absolutely loved it. Terrific humor mixed with weather analysis. Loved it. And of course I am partial to the ending.

    • MrsB June 7, 2016 at 06:27 #

      …but of course. .. lol

  4. lifeat6mph June 7, 2016 at 14:31 #

    so glad to be following your adventures for another year… I am sure that you will enjoy the 1000 islands.. just as soon as the weather cooperates! jt

    • MrsB June 7, 2016 at 20:36 #

      thanks JT. it’s been amazing so far!

  5. carolyn depodwin June 8, 2016 at 11:54 #

    Dear Boyd and Lynn,

    It is great to have you back in the U.S. I have missed your messages. Please keep them coming.

    Carolyn

    Carolyn

    Sent from my iPad

    • MrsB June 8, 2016 at 18:12 #

      …we’ll keep typing as long as you keep reading… 🙂

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