The Pace of Life

It has been a pretty exciting week around here and this photo sums it up perfectly.


That’s Steve holding a shiny new, out of the box outboard.

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Don’t forget to stop and smell the hibiscus

A man died at the marina on Friday.

I don’t know all the details, I didn’t ask, but I heard his heart stopped. They say he was sitting on shore near his boat at the time.  A woman rushed over when he collapsed. She is a retired nurse and worked on him until the portable defibrillators were brought from the office. The ambulance arrived. No one could revive him.

I did not know the man.

His story got me thinking.

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