Re: [Authentic_SCA] Re: I'm not sure...
- That's what she told me. "Honest, nothing stronger than tea. While Kass, Bob, and I
talked about the Bible."
>>>>Don't forget: "...and sang hymns."I hear she told you about my revolt against their medieval musicfest when I was trying to sew my 1780s gown.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.