Re: [Authentic_SCA] Re: I'm not sure...
- Hey, I just got her out here and away from the heresy that is the rest of the SCA,
especially the Eastern Heresy. (Remember, we started it. It's our game. The rest of youse
is just interlopers. <EVIL GRIN>)
She's finally learning the ONE TRUE WAY! You wouldn't take that away from her, would you?
>>>>HA! You haven't yet realized that she is the Evil Seed[tm] send from the East to turn all you Westies to the Dark Side?Damn! I gave it away again, didn't I?Kass
- --- In Authentic_SCA@y..., "Jeff Gedney" <gedney1@i...> wrote:
> > The "launch" is an 8-foot fiberglass dinghy.
> > The boat is too small for the crew to live on (it's only 23')
> > The river freezes in the winter, and would crush her delicate
> > sides.all
> > I guess the only solution is to file the necessary permits with
> > the appropriate local, county, state, and federal agencies, andrehab
> > one of the boathouses into something where "the little girl" candid
> > sleep comfortably during the winter. 8-)
> > Or just keep her in the San Francisco Bay where she belongs. 8-)
> > Maud
> > (who really has far too many toys)
> An thou art upgrading to a castle and manor, Milaydie Maude, then I
> presume for thee to upgrayde thy craft similarly, that thoushouldst keep
> balance as thou ought to doe, for the sake of thy staytion.and keep
> Howsomeever, there are goodlie wayes to tayke such a small craft
> her through the winter without harm to her hull. I would thoushouldst
> playce her in drydocke, to keep the wormes from her hull, as I hearthat the
> Teredoe worm is rife in thy ports. If she is kept well blocked, andgracefulle
> properly propped withall, she shall not hogge, and lose ther
> lines. She may leake a little upon refloating, that is the natureof boates
> when they have dried out, but, I doubt not that you will have hadher
> properly scrapped, recaulked, and the bottomes properly payed withpitch to
> keep this leake form being more than a seepage. If thou wisheth toplayce
> her in fresh water, and keep her afloat through the winter, thereis a
> devise thou mayest use, whych is yclept a bubbler, and the actionof whych
> kepeth the Ice from the hull, preserving it.hath
> There are wayes.
> There are alwayes wayes, for the minde of man is ingenious, as God
> ordained, and it seemeth amiss, as Kepler saieth, that we should beso
> plessed with a goodlye minde and meant to forgoe its use, thus arewe
> alwayes inventing new wayes of doing olde things.Answered offline ('cause it was getting really OT). 8-)
> Elias Gedney
> Studium doscendi volutate quae cogi non potest constat.