We're in Clewiston on the west coast of Lake Okeechobee, crossing the lake to Stuart tomorrow where we'll meet up with Joe Nekola and Ron and Charma Owens. No tar balls in sight today! We did escape a thunderstorm by docking 30 minutes before it arrived. Several boats arrived in the thick of the wind and we ran out to help them dock. We enjoyed a cocktail with them at the tiki bar and found out they used to be members of the DeFever Cruisers group and know many of the people we do - they spent some time recently with Joe Nekola in the Bahamas. Too cool to always be running into someone we know while cruising or someone who knows someone we know-- it's like an endless class reunion --- or maybe not. Anyway, it's good to be on the water again - there's no experience quite like it.
The Dancing with the Stars finale is tonight - all 3 hours of it. (Norm is thrilled.) Go Nicole and Derek!
It's Time To Go - After 5+ weeks here in our beloved Castine, it is time to go. We have monitored the storms, checked the weather, and Red Head is prepped for passage. We'...
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