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Just a quick note: yesterday, the 10th of Dec. we made it past mile zero in downtown Mobile and further to Dog River Marina. 1 Hour ahead of the cold front.
More and pictures and video in the next few days after we get some sleep.
Harry and Barbara
The adventure continues
Happy Thanksgiving y'all! We are still in the boat yard for another weekend until work can resume next week. Yesterday, we enjoyed a great dinner at neighboring Turner Marina where 50 - 60 people gathered to celebrate a boating-style Thanksgiving. The marina owners provided the deep fried turkey and beverages and everyone brought food to share. The weather was a perfect 72 degrees and the food was wonderful. We sat outdoors on a patio at long picnic ...
I finally arrived in Biloxi to a big hug and warm welcome from Karen and Chloe Steenkamp. Chloe had been so excited for my arrival that she was still awake at 9pm when I arrived. It was such a treat to finally be with friends, just sorry that this weekend was the opening of hunting season and Patrick was out in the woods somewhere lying in wait for 'the BIG one'. Incidentally, up till last night they hadn't shot a deer but one of the boys had shot a turkey - quite a rare ...
... and 24/7. At this point the gumbo had moved passed my waistline so I decided to head back to the hotel, quickly, rather than use a public street toilet. When I was done there, I figured I may as well head to the bus station even though it was still a good 6 hours until my bus was leaving for Biloxi. So the doorman hailed me a cab and Buddy aka Doctor Love took me to the station for $10. So I got my ticket and headed outside to sit in the garden and ...
... us busy. John can always find boat projects to work on and I keep up with our banking, email, news, laundry, shopping, cooking (you get the picture - pretty much like home).
It's cool in Mobile today - 60ish and windy. But, the sun is shinning and we're making progress.
We learned today that the props are in good shape the shafts are straight, the cutlass bearings are tight, so that is good news for the boat and the wallet.
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility