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our carver motor yacht story: welcome home Mojo

July3

Captain Brian Thompson delivers “MoJo” to her new berth at Lake Lanier. we’ll keep the Marina a secret with concerns around paparazzi, and now “Chris”.

the video was taken with my iPhone 4.8. so, the image is far from perfect. although the story, and the moment with Emma Jo will be, and forever, priceless.

this weekend already has it’s share of adventures with great stories. I managed to get the boat out of our slip in good form (with only one bump) with rousing cheers from our new dock neighbors. returning her to the slip later was something of a different story. but, the good will continues.

more later. rest assured of that.

I’ll trust you, and all of you, to have a great 4th of July (this corrects my “Memorial Day” typo) weekend with your families. we certainly have a lot to be grateful for.

peace be to my Brothers and Sisters.

brian Patrick cork

boarding party! now I need a pirate Hat

June29

who’s ready for a boarding party!

now I need a pirate hat. and, a Radford flag.

and, cold, ice cold, Modelo Especials. and, Dos Equis.

I don’t mind you, condone piracy on the high seas. I just want a cool hat.

peace be to my Brothers and Sisters.

brian patrick cork

Rowdy's Boat

July31

Rowdy is now fifteen months old, and has added boating with his family on Lake Lanier to his repetoire of great experiences.

Rowdy has made numerous new friends of both the bi-pedal and quad-pedal variety along the beach at Sunset Cove, and many of the islands that dot the lake.

He has special privileges on many a marina and boats that include free-reign to board and greet. It should be noted that all tennis balls are fair game.

Peace be to my Brothers and Sisters.

Brian Patrick Cork

boat story #4

July21

Friends of ours recently purchased a boat. Their youngest daughter happens to be best friends with my little Emma Jo. In short order we were invited to join them at Lake Lanier for a weekend.

That was fun. A lot of fun.

Emma Jo wanted a floating device that could be pulled from behind their boat (they are quite good friends of ours and such liberties are encouraged).

With the device that offered the best and most “whoo hoo” value with the requisite opportunities (with the pull-rope, for good measure) in hand, Joanne suggested we might want our own boat at some point.

So … I can now add the story of how I bought a boat to go with a water toy to my inventory.

This is a good picture of our boat. However, the people in it are not me, friends, nor family. Loads of other pictures are forthcoming, to include images of real people. These will likely include images of me with a smile splayed broadly across my sunburned visage as I fiercely grip the steering wheel and an icy cold Fat Tire (just in the correct combination, order – and, with due considerations of good judgment and safety).

Rowdy, our fourteen month old Rhodesian Ridgeback sits right at the front, his ears struck out like wings, as he barks and “boofs” furiously into the roaring wind, advising all that care to listen (and others that have little choice) that they are near “his boat”, on “his lake, with “his people”. We can also take him to Sunset Cove where we beach the boat just outside of the Water Park where we have season passes. Hundreds of people already know Rowdy, and adore him (and understand that “no people food” allowed – even hotdogs). He is a good boy.

And, I already know that I both need, and want, a bigger boat. The tug with that is even more powerful than that of elite sports cars. I’d never have though that possible.

Peace be to my Brothers and Sisters.

Brian Patrick Cork

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