Well, well, well
(Willie fell in the well).
Here I am again. I’m not here to shock you, but to admit that I’m not much of a blogger…. as if you haven’t already figured that one out. It’s been a ridiculous month for normal and abnormal reasons. Last week for instance. Obama was in town for 2 days plus the national celebration of Molotov cocktails remembering the Polytechnic U. up-rise against the dictatorship in 1973. Living in Athens is a trip!
I tried to spend the weekends on Zoot Allures absorbing the reality of the surroundings and got my last swims before my annual haul out. It has been quit beautiful but between working too much and the days getting shorter, the nights colder (hot water bottles rule!) absorption has be limited and scarce. Plus getting ready to haul out is a drag…. My windvane weighs a ton!
The afternoon before the “crane date”, I let go of my mooring and ghost sailed @1knot to the harbor and side docked. Final preps where done (sail removal, disconnecting mast cables etc)… it’s become a normal procedure.
The next day, the haul out went just fine but the anxiety always remains the same. Not to mention the body fatigue. My knees hate me and ol’ Zoot! Now Zoot Allures is resting and drying out. And just in time cause the weather got foul. Now it’s time to sleep and not worry about what’s going on in my absence. Now I’m having nightmares about the whole American phenomena. Sleep, dear Zoot, and rest….. the way things are going (Trumps election and the televised ridicule of the GR government hosting Obama’s visit) we might have to sail away next year!
Other news totally un-related to the purpose of the blog….
A)… The classic Marathon was held on a beautiful Sunday and ma Bro ran and finish his 4th Marathon in just over 4 hours!
B)…. Kostas launched his boat!
Unfortunately I missed all the fun… working. Something’s gotta change!
ps… and by change, I didn’t mean Trump! God (or somebody) help us!