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July 24, 2008

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"...sitting on a sailboat, in irons..."

WTF? I thought you did this crazy thing VOLUNTARILY?! Why were you chained to the damn boat? What if the thing sank?

Explain, please?

"in irons: having turned onto the wind or lost the wind, stuck and unable to make headway."

I should have said, "doldrums." But "in irons" is just way friggin' cooler, I'm sure you'll agree.

Ah. Indeed - much cooler!

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