Join Date: Jun 2005
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Jim, you almost sound like you're digging for a certain kind of answer.
Tom, I didn't mean for it to come off that way. Look, I've been overseas when the $#!% hit the fan and food was genuinely hard to come by. I was younger and dumber and I’d avoid putting myself in that situation today (but that is topic for another day).
I get your perspective that after a bad quake a boat in the marina could be safer than staying in a house that could be structurally compromised. And I get that after living through Katrina someone in New Orleans might want a stash.
What piqued my curiosity is that I’ve seen a couple of discussions like this one and have heard of several sailors locally who are stocking up. There seems to be an underlying feeling of “something’s going to happen” that I’m trying to understand.
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“The sail, the play of its pulse so like our own lives: so thin and yet so full of life, so noiseless when it labors hardest, so noisy and impatient when least effective." - Henry David Thoreau