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Old 06-16-2006
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Cool Only 2 Days!!!

So, I just spoke to the current owner of my boat and here is the good news - I move on board this Sunday!
I am walking on air - also, my loan funds today and I found full coverage insurance yesterday after being turned down by several companies.

I can't wait! If any one has tips for an easy transition from the land to the ocean, now is the time!

Thanks for all the great advice so far.

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Yay! Did you get a chance to look at the Good Old Boat magazine article on the greenhouse??
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Hi, I looked at their website, but I could not find the article - it may have been a glitch with my computer because after the main page, I couldn't get any other links to come up right. I will try it again today, but if you have the link to the article itself, I would appreciate it (or you could copy and email it to me).

Also, everything went great this weekend and I enjoyed a sunny picnic lunch with my family on the top deck after moving the first load of my stuff onboard yesterday!

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I don't believe the article is online yet, as it is in the current issue of the magazine IIRC. I think you'd be better off trying to get a hold of the current issue. Barnes & Noble sells the magazine in most places.
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Great - I will look for it today. thanks!
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I have a crazy question. I was watching Master and Commander last night I saw the cook pull a few eggs out of an ondeck chicken coop. I have the deckspace for such a venture. Any thoughts on feasibility? How awesome to have fresh eggs daily!
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are you willing to carry the grain to feed said chickens, and to shovel the chicken sh!t that they produce on a daily basis??? LOL, didn't think so. Besides, with the Avian Flu running around, do you really want to have birds on your boat?
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That is probably true. But if you get sick of them you can fry them up!
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Welcome Aboard Chicks!

Hey, Surfsq - I think it would be hilarious to have some chicks on board (feathered or otherwise ).

I don't think it would be that much trouble - a friend of mine raises them and they eat just about any kind of scrap that you would give a dog (sadly, they will eat eggs and chicken bones, we tried that once and it was scary).

You could just start with one or two and if it is a hassle - just heat up the oil and have some tasty fried chicken.

I think the fresh eggs are wonderful, personally, they have a pretty color (often light blue or beige) and they are more flavorful as well.

Best of luck, let me know if you try it out!
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True, but then what do you do with the raw grain and the chicken coop???
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