Actually, it's good to know you tried to find me. In my adopted home, my adopted brother had a sister looking for him. My mom kinda smirked at me: "Looks like nobody wants to find you!" I was probably a teenager then and she wasn't that happy with me ... altho I walked on eggs around her to please her. Eh. We all got our stories, right? ;)
Too bad we aren't closer to meet up. That would be great!
Me, too! I'll call you this weekend. I'm in Royal Oak, MI. Hope to catch up with you before your world-round sail ;)
I have your phone # now so if you want to take it down for security it's OK (your private phone is listed on your chat page now, just so you know). If we get separated you can find me on PeopleSearch under my adoption name Kathleen Bertrand.
How is everything with you, I picked interest on you after going through your short profile and deemed it necessary to write you immediately. I have something very vital to disclose to you, but I found it difficult to express myself here, since it's a public site.Could you please get back to me on:( firstname.lastname@example.org ) for the full details.
New to the group, going through the posts, I have come upon this thread. I was considering tinting my windows of my Beneteau 43 with a darker tint, but I really like your idea. So I will copy with…"
"Larry good luck. And remember to use the KISS Method when troubleshooting. Keep It Simple Stupid haha. It’s an old and basic concept that dictates you always do the easiest and obvious stuff first. Then if it doesn’t fix it get more…"
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