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  1. Day 4 in Boulder, Colorado



    
Amazing, absolutely A’mazing day in Boulder Colorado. The entire town was out and happy Tuesday for the first sunny warm day of the year after 2 weeks of cold windy weather. We searched our bags for the shorts and flips we had packed below our winter clothes and set out for a day of hiking followed by the best happy hour in Boulder - 3pm to close.

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  2. Back on the Road, Boulder to Cincinnati

    As if the weather gods were telling us to get back on the road we awoke Wednesday to 25 degrees and ice pellets heckling us to follow the heat East and get out of Colorado. Skipping the worlds Largest Cream Can in Denver we continued East out I-70 to our 3 “World’s Largest Items” we’ll find along the way in Kansas. First along the route was the World’s Largest Painting and Easel in Goodland, Kansas. This thing is huge! The Easel is 80 feet tall and the painting is 24 x 32 feet! This Van Gogh ...
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  3. Now for some Boat Shopping

    Sunday over, people back to work and school, it was time to get going on the other reason we’ve come to the East Coast - find a sailboat and go cruising for 5 or 6 months. Our plan is to find a smaller sailboat that is listed at under $10,000. Knowing that in this price range we’ll be finding boats that need a few repairs and many that will be simply trashed and overpriced I had spent months organizing a list of boats I found online, hopefully weeding out the bad ones, and it was time to organize ...
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  4. Day 2 of Boat Shopping...


    For day 2 of boat shopping we planned an easy day with only 3 boats on the list and all of them in Annapolis, just a short drive away from where we were staying. We slept in and relaxed until the morning traffic was over and then drove around the beltway to our first stop to look a Hunter 31 - yet this one is a more modern hunter and might be more boat than we need. The broker had her listed at $9500 with ...
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  5. Day 3 & 4 of Boat Shopping, Southern Chesapeake


    Wednesday morning, day 3 of boat shopping, started early with an almost 3 hour drive South to our first appointment in Deltaville, Virginia. An O’day 28 that looked to be in good shape from the photos, and she was. The boat was clean, organized and cared for with the old OMC saildrive removed and an outboard on the transom. Plenty of storage space, a nice galley and cushions with good covers. We left ...
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