Monday, October 19, 2009

Just another day in Paradox

Because we never know what is going to happen next is an excellent reason to wake up early!

Yesterday a friend showed up with some of his buddies to have a house painting party. Since I usually only see him as a drive by hello/so long at the cart when he is here, solo to work on the house or with his wife and children to play, I decided to head to Dinghy Dock and actually have a chance to catch up. I think I put some of the bar, including Neil, into shock since I'm rarely out at night - I gotta do this more often!

I don't see a speck of paint on any of these guys...and I looked!
(Notice the pretty new roof Neil got for the bar?)

Chuck kept watch and alerted me to the Greg landing

I may be crazy, but I think every man in the bar wanted to be on this boat

I was pretty happy being right where I was. Life is good!

My dinghy engine truly fixed now, meaning I had time on the water, zipping around, fishing, admiring the wake little Spunky makes, seeing an old friend, and making a couple of new ones amidst a lot of laughter... Oh yes, sometimes the Para in paradox works overtime to help remind me of the many reasons why I live here...Que serendipity...sera sera

8 comments:

  1. these hilltop haven (as Joanna called it) pictures are killin' me. and glad you got out to survey Neil's roof at night....

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  2. ahhhh...yes, the roof survey by night is very important. Neil counts on me for these things...

    Hilltop haven; I like that a lot. The dogs are so prescient - they always make sure I'm up for a good color show, otherwise, I get to sleep a few more minutes.

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  3. Frank's wife10/19/09, 8:05 PM

    Looks like those boys are having a great time! MJ, I am sure Frank especially was happy to have some hang out time with you. but yes, curiously not a speck of paint to be seen!! Hmmmm . . .

    Signed,
    Frank's wife : )

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  4. Yes,they claimed to have cleaned up for the evening out but since I've never met a paint can that didn't jump on me, I was a wee bit curious! Wish you were here and I know you do too, but I am sure the boys are having a great "work holiday" - I'm back to routine home time, but it was fun to have a Night Out With The Boys! I felt like a high school girl - which takes a lot these days ;) See you next time!!!

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  5. Magic day on the Isla...What a shot at dawn and what a night at Dinghy!

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  6. MJ-

    As I sit in my hotel room in Old San Juan on Wednesday night, able to access the internet for the first time since Sunday night ... I must say that th epaint on my shoes when I actually stepped into and knocked over the paint can is proof that SOME painting took place! :-) You showing up on Sunday night was one of the highlights of the trip. See you in December ... next time we can talk more because you won;t be getting a back rub from some Norwegian guy!! Frank

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  7. I'm pleased to know you did open the paint can...but stepping into it to prove you were near paint is a bit over the top, even for you! It was great to see you and what do you mean no Norwegian guy backrubs? I thought that was going to be my Christmas present!!
    See you in December!

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