Wednesday, June 13, 2007

Thirteen Things I would Like to do This Summer

1. Scuba dive at least once per week. Todd and I like to go on night dives after work, so hopefully this one won’t be too much of a stretch.

2. We have put in for our vacation days, and if all goes well we will be on the water for roughly 16 days. We haven’t yet decided if we will sail up the coast to Maine, or if we will putter around Martha’s Vineyard, Block Island and Long Island sound.

3. Every day when I go out for lunch I pass a surf shop. One of these days I will stop in and inquire about surfing lessons. You know, because I need 1 more hobby.

4. Sail to Block Island for a weekend. We didn’t go to Block at all last summer, and we both love to sail there.

5. Live aboard our boat to the point where we only come back to the house to do our laundry. If all goes well we will move aboard this weekend, and then I might just have the cable TV shut off for the summer, and save us some money as well.

6. Remember to use sun screen every time I will be outside. I do use a body lotion that has sun protection in it, but I would like to be better at remembering to put on the sunblock too.

7. Ride around with the top down on the Jeep. Right now the temps are in the 50’s and 60’s, so it’s too cold for me. But I love nothing more than riding around with the top down, and sometimes with the doors off too.

8. Keep up with my jogging. It’s my goal to get my pedometer up to 2000 miles buy the end of the year. Right now I am at 1566, so I have a few more miles to go.

9. Go on a weekend canoeing and camping trip. Similar to the one on the CT River that I’ve been writing installments on. But shorter than that.

10. Spend a day with Todd while he’s flying his kites, and I am sitting on a blanket reading or playing my guitar. I love those days.

11. Take the dogs hiking somewhere that they will get so muddy I will have to hose them off when we get back. (Or just throw them into a body of water, that’ll do too.)

12. Take our friends on night sails during the week. Night sailing is great because most other sailors are at home in the beds. Not us. We own the bay when we are out there at night.

13. Learn how to sail our boat by myself.

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2 Comments:

Blogger Augs Casa said...

I said it once, I'll say it again. I ENVY YOU. The 13 are just awesome. Although, I love the water, and diving (haven't in about 20 years)I miss my boat but I don't miss the maintenaince. I rather be outdoors in the green monster trying to find mud!! I wish I had a quad also to go out in the mud. I still hike when I can but not as often.

I love your blog, but I am completely jealous of your post...ha ha ha

June 14, 2007 at 2:01 PM  
Blogger Beej said...

Augs, wanna be completely jealous? I am going diving TONIGHT! TONIGHT I tell you.

Hee!

June 14, 2007 at 2:24 PM  

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