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It's been a week
4/24/2017 8:03 AM
Wow, its been a whole week since leaving Savanah Bend and starting our journey.  I must say, up until yesterday, it was smooth motoring.   When we left from cedar Pointe NC on Sunday it was cloudy with the threat of rain.  No big deal until we hit the Neuse River.  Yikes! The stress started out slow.   The waves were crashing over the bow.  It wasn't terrible it was actually kind of mesmerizing.  I told Tom I was going below to get the camera.  Once below, the s____t hit the fan.  (fill in the blanks).  Pound, pound, pound...rocking and rollin....doors were banging, dishes rattling.  I spent some time below trying to get my sea legs.  Not sure how long I was down there, but Tom must have realized I was gone for a while and used the intercom to ask if I was OK.  "NO" was my reply.  At that time, I took the opportunity to tell him I was never going on the ocean.  I figure if a river can be this violent, what must the ocean be like.  OMG ! 

We're on our way to New Bern NC.  That's where we'll be attending the rendezvous.   Looking forward to staying in one spot for a week.  Yippe  I know both Tilly and Tom are looking forward to that to.

Until next time....have a great day or days......
PS I should be able to get picture info at the meeting.

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Jenna & Rogers  (4/27/2017 9:19 AM) 
Hello to you two sea voyagers!! We are enjoying your posts and we miss y'all!!
grannyk  (4/24/2017 8:51 PM) 
did you grab your life jacket? tom thought it was nothing i bet have a good time on land for a while

Shirlee  (4/24/2017 3:21 PM) 
Good grief, Carol...sounds like you are being initiated all at once. At any rate, your account of the river ...and how you shared the details was quite entertaining reading. So glad you, Tilly and Tom are enjoying smooth sailing once again. Can't believe you have been on the journey now for a week. Boy, will there be a "champagne" celebration when the Destination??? pulls into New Bern, NC. !!!!! Enjoy!
mowandhoe  (4/24/2017 12:33 PM) 
Hey girl the big Gray Dog runs on I-95 both North and South. We can put you up for a while when you apt. shop LOL
adam  (4/24/2017 10:25 AM) 
lol, Carol.... yes it can even get "rough" in a river...glad to know you guys are good!
Tom Haak

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