One unfortunate fact about many cruisers is that we are old - most of us have worked a career and raised our families and then upon retirement moved on to our boats. This means that like many "old people" health issues tend to muck up our plans.
After returning Reboot to the New Bern Grand Marina XO and I flew up to Chicago to visit Trevor and Spencer and for me to sort out some problems I have been having, in particular a irregular EKG, a very deep cough, and minor chest pain. The long and short of the story is that I am now on antibiotics for the chest cough, have had another irregular EKG, and am scheduled for a stress test and a follow up visit with my internist next week. My plan is to stay here until I get this all sorted out and then return to transit Reboot to Florida - probably Key West for a while this winter.
The good news: XO is having a great time running all over Trevor's apartment. It is a much larger space than Reboot. He also fooled both of us in finding a toy mouse that we had purchased for him to play with when I was up for Spencer's graduation in the late Spring. Trevor and I also took in Puss in Boots. It was fun but not as much as Shrek.
At anchor. Pretty bay. All OK.
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