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So, in these troubled economic times, we all have to tighten our belts….dig down deep and make do or do without…which is why, and it all makes perfect sense, we bought a boat.

Not just ANY boat, mind you. A classic wooden boat. It was an offer from a friend that we couldn’t refuse!

OK, that’s a lie. We could have refused. We should have refused. We should have run away screaming, had we had any sense whatsoever. But, we were in love lust from the minute we saw it.

We are such consumers. Sigh.

And that is why we find ourselves (well, mostly my husband but I do help a bit) out in the garage every night working on the damn thing. It is beautiful. And it is a huge, sucking chest wound on our pocketbook!

I can’t wait to get out on a river with it,but I do keep thinking of that Talking Heads line: “And you may say to yourself, ‘My God, what have I done?!'”

7/28/08 Edited to Add: You can see the ongoing boat progress here at my husband’s blog.

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