Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Happy New Year

We spent New Years eve on the beach off Simpson Bay with a bonfire, coolers of beer, and some food. Various friends stopped by over the course of the evening. Some of the younger folks did a midnight swim - considering how warm the water is not much of a challenge - they should try it in Lake Michigan on New Years!  It is easy to see how people come for a couple of weeks and end up staying many years.

Happy New Year

Fair winds and following seas.

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