>Date: Mon, 01 Mar 1999 20:09:02 -0500
>From: Jamie Baldwin <jbaldwin02@...>
>X-Mailer: Mozilla 3.01C-SNET (Win95; U)
>To: Dennis Gibbons <dennis-gibbons@...>
>Subject: Re: FW: [Cml] Missing your boat?
>Dennis Gibbons wrote:
>> Dennis Gibbons
>> S/V Dark Lady
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: owner-cruising@...
>> [mailto:owner-cruising@...] On Behalf Of Michael B Holt
>> Sent: Sunday, February 28, 1999 4:03 PM
>> To: CRUISING@...
>> Subject: [Cml] Missing your boat?
>> I just received this from an Internet buddy and thought it might help to
>> lighten things up a bit.
>> Some suggestions you can do at home, if you miss being aboard your boat!
>> 1. Sleep on the shelf in your closet.
>> 2. Replace the closet door with a curtain.
>> 3. Four hours after you go to sleep, have your spouse whip open the
>> curtain, shine a flashlight in your eyes, and mumble, "Your watch!".
>> 4. Put a wall across the middle of your bathtub and move the shower
>> head down to chest level.
>> 5. When taking showers, shut off the water while soaping.
>> 6. Put lube oil in your humidifier instead of water and set it to high.
>> 7. If your basement floods, during a sudden thaw, go down and start
>> 8. Bring inside some type of gas motor (lawn mower, garden tiller, etc),
>> and leave running while trying to listen to favorite CD, or having an
>> in-depth conversation.
>> 9. If the wind outside is howling, race around the house to make sure
>> windows and doors are secure (at night, everyone takes a turn on
>> 10. Place all non-edible garbage in small plastic bags, and store in
>> other half
>> of tub (edible garbage to be thrown out the window).
>> 11. Wake up at midnight and have a peanut butter and jelly sandwich on
>> stale bread. Cold canned ravioli or soup, is optional.
>> 12. Make up your family menu a week ahead of time without looking in the
>> pantry, fridge, or freezer.
>> 13. Once a month, pick a major appliance, take it completely apart, and
>> it back together.
>> 14. Use 18 scoops of coffee per pot, and allow it to sit for 5 to 6
>> hours before drinking.
>> 15. Put a fluorescent light under the coffee table, and lay there to
>> read a book.
>> 16. Every so often, throw the cat in the tub (hot tub, large sink,
>> etc.)and shout,
>> "Man overboard!".
>> 17. Run into the kitchen and sweep all the pots/pans/ dishes off of the
>> onto the floor, then yell at your spouse for not having the place "stowed
>> sea !"
>> Thanks to Janet Hartman, of "Tarka" (Shannon 43)
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>Most amusing thanks for the laughs--jamie b.
S/V Dark Lady
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