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Monday, March 3, 2014

“How are things in civilization?”



“Still obsessed with material things.”

That's a conversation overheard at a dinghy dock. It's different out there on the water. I miss it.


We met some of the most interesting people. There's a big difference between those out on the water for a day and those living the life. Living on the water for any length of time requires a certain mindset. These people have figured out how to step out of the regular 9 to 5 existence -maybe for a few weeks, or maybe even forever.

For the last few days I've been back to land life. Sure, there are perks. It's easy to hop in a car and run down down to the store. My lovely wife and I have been to two movies since coming back.

Those things are nice, once in a while, but the price is high.

Of course, once we are back home, we'll be in the woods once more -not exactly a civilized place. However, it is a good place to plan our next adventures.

-Sixbears





4 comments:

  1. Sounds like the best of both worlds.

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    1. Working on it, Gorges, working on it.

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  2. How's things in civilization? Why there are still wars and rumors of wars. Nothing has changed much in thousands of years.

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    1. Sadly, that's true. Sorta makes civilization look like a bum deal.

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