We were able to take possession of our boat the day after it was delivered. We dropped off the rental car to the delivery captain and then drove back to Commune 2.0 where we gathered our things, collected HerSpouse, and packed the commune kittehs into the car. It was pretty tight. When we left Commune 1.0 we had a full car and, now, we have a whole other person (along with his own things) with us.
I want to skip over a few things and just move on to the good parts. I am not going to write in-depth about the delivery captain because he turned out to be a colossal jerk. If you would like to see a list of my complaints just go to the bottom of this post where I make an attempt, fairly unsuccessfully, to be humorously vitriolic.
If, however, you would like to read about the good and positive bits, just keep reading…
All this time our Delivery Captain and his girlfriend of 5 months were bringing our boat from North Carolina to our slip in New Jersey.
I was antsy but we kept getting beautiful photographs every few days. He fixed our engine so that it could be run and was traveling up the ICW by sail and by motor.
Well, it’s a sailboat.
We have been in Commune 2.0 for a week. We installed under-counter lights as a thank-you.
Things start to turn around.
I was complaining to a friend who I work with that we were soon to be homeless. We have options but some of them are very far away and some of them cost too much money, blah, blah, blah… I must have sounded pretty pathetic because she hopped on her phone and sent a text to one of her friends asking if we could use her apartment. I was immediately chagrined. I shouldn’t ask people for help; it is a bother and a nuisance.
Lesson #1: ask for help when needed.
We pulled the trigger.
We hired a boat captain to bring our boat up.
Well, good, that’s done…