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    Senior Member Amelia's Avatar
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    Where is everybody?

    I hope the paucity of posts on this poor, neglected forum is because everybody spent the warm months out on a beautiful boat enjoying the peace, far from WiFi. And the winter curled up with a dear one in front of a nice fire, and a bit of adult beverage, making plans for houseboating, 2018, refurbishing, float-planning, and thinking of houseboat parties.
    The Lotus Eater's been more of a back garden guest cottage than a go-places machine this year, but that might change this summer, after we get back from a long trip by wee airplane to Alaska. Too many toys. Don't tell Our Hero, though.

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    Senior Member BananaTom's Avatar
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    Keeping warm during this freaking cold butt winter

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    Senior Member Miller Tyme's Avatar
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    Busy running no heat calls and building up momma's liquor fund for the coming summer

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    Thanks for asking! The silence was deafening in here. Talking about boats and going boat shows helps me get though the dark of winter. It seems like everybody had run off to Facebook.

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    I bought a new (to me) houseboat back up in northeast TN. We have been moving stuff between the boats and prepping the GA boat for sale.

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    right now i'm sitting in our lodge in stoneham maine looking out the window at the white mountains. we've been coming here for 24 years every winter to snowmobile. after we leave here we start looking for warm weather and boating but we love winter as much as summer.
    44 gibson executive
    on the muskingum river & ohio river
    marietta,ohio

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    Wintering in Okeechobee, FL The weather hasn't been very good here.

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    Senior Member BananaTom's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fork-lift-king View Post
    Wintering in Okeechobee, FL The weather hasn't been very good here.
    It has been cold in South Florida this year, spent three months in Naples, came home at Christmas Time.
    I wanted to spend some water time, but NO WAY!! To Cold.
    Not that 80 degree plus weather they normally have.

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    Sitting here in Tampa Bay. We've had one family crisis after another for over a year...
    She's a tired old barge but she's paid for!

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