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  1. Just figured I would be social about asking. Occasionally, I may be looking for a band. St Joe is where I found and met the Phreak Show people. No, I had naught to do with the 111's this time. Maybe they weren't thrilled about the last time I judged their NA's.
  2. What was the name of the band? T
  3. It was light air on Monday around 0930, Alice said as much as she could, I said the rest. I spread his ashes over the water about 60/70' away from the can and tossed the bottle at the can. When we edit the video, I'll post it for you. (Getting ready to leave for Port Huron for the other Mac.) It was nice and calm. Too calm, but it was nice for the ash spreading instead of "Drop him, we have to gybe/tack NOW!" I'll miss Wally for a long time. T
  4. For those that knew him, The Wallenator is sailing his last Mac on Saturday on PK4. Give him a wave as we pass each other. He won't finish the race. We're dropping him off with some his friends at Can 3. At least then he can have a beer with Tom and the rest of the guys and watch us go by every year. From PK4- Sail fast and safe. See all y'all at the Island.
  5. Note the memorial for the Wallenator this Friday. T Walter O'Sullivan Jr. Obituary Condolences Walter F. "Wally" O'Sullivan Jr., 55, of Oak Park, formerly of Glenview; Passed away suddenly, August 12, 2016. Loving father of Clare O'Sullivan. Beloved son of Mary Lou (The Late Donald) Steffens and the late Walter F. O'Sullivan. Dear brother of Julia, Brian (Karen), Mark (Ingrid), and Patrick O'Sullivan. Fond uncle of Antonio, Chia, Kevin, Andrew, Margaret and Kyle. Former husband of Kathleen Fleming. Family and friends will meet for funeral mass 3 p.m. Friday, September 16, at Our Lady
  6. He was Irish driver. No beer for Wally, though. He had an interesting history. You would have enjoyed the conversation. I always did.
  7. I'll miss the Wallenator for a long time. Talked with him last week. T
  8. Flight back from Mac We have one seat left. Wheels up at 8AM EDT from Mac Island Airport. Wheels down 9:30 to 10AM CDT at Midway. The above is weather related. If it is too bad to fly, we take the CYC bus back. $300. Ted
  9. PK4 is having a crew organizational meeting this Sunday, the 9th from noon to 2PM, at Columbia. All are welcome. New aspects for 2014 will be discussed. If you are looking for a ride or want to make a change, come by. No commitment necessary. PM me if you want to come so we can get a chair count. T
  10. PK4 (Sydney 38) is doing both Macs and a full season including all the major regattas and most beercans this summer. We are having a crew meeting at 3 PM on this coming Sunday at Columbia, 3rd floor. If you are interested, stop in or PM me. T
  11. Hoghead McDunna's has a back room. Not huge. And they have been a supporter of sailing. What's wrong with Weather Mark? T
  12. R, Thx. Yeah. It seems like yesterday. Great party. T
  13. Ok, now for something more fun. Beach volleyball! There is a prettier version of this that I attached to an email that I sent thru the LMSRF list. Paula Bersie is running the games now. Alice and I are taking a rest from producing the volleyball games on the beach this year. We may sit by the pool and drink. Or, go swimming. Alice has been doing the volleyball games since before I met her 17 years ago. (We just had our 11th wedding anniversary on Sunday. Some of you were there. Robin, I still remember your words that day. Thank you.) The Columbia Yacht Club Sail Fleet presents the
  14. Plus whatever, Robin. Well said. Also, pretty much the discussion I had yesterday with one of our RC at CYC.
  15. PK to and from Waukegan, Mac and HS. No Bayview. Next year. T
  16. Spring is here. PK is on D-dock. Finally. Now it's time to read "Sailing for Dummies" again and try to remember how to sail. T
  17. I saw Jim Helquist at Belmont this morning. He said he brought Spitfire across yesterday. He found the bottom in MI City six times with an 8' draft. Alice made the right choice to move us to the Bi-State. T
  18. For those that knew John Sweeney, Alice is having a memorial gathering and toast on Saturday after Verve racing from 5:30 to 6:30 on the Columbia dock. In the rail deck if it is raining. We met John thru Karen Utterback years ago. He sailed with us and on Serri when he was in town. He lived in Annapolis and Boston. He also sailed with us at KWRW and on the Bermuda Race last summer. He died this past winter. He was in his mid fifties. If you knew him, or of him, stop by. Ted
  19. And the Thunderhead Party at Belmont. Just in case we need another party to go to. T
  20. Lot's of conversations with Dick over the years. I liked him. A lot. He was quick with self deprecating humor. And equally quick with why racing is so important. And why we all need to protect racing. Alice often speaks of (her words) "How cute he was at Karen's party in Key West. Flipping burgers and dogs for all of us." He had a big smile on his face and it got bigger when we showed up with 10 crew, hangers on and more food for him to cook. Probably 10 years ago. Good party. T
  21. Boat? Names? The Sun Times says it was a Rhodes 19. But they gave no names. It had to be something newsworthy if Mary Dixon was talking about it on 'XRT. That's why I looked. I was hoping y'all would have details. I am glad no one was hurt. Most of the Rhodes guys are really nice. But, when you are going that slow, you have time to be nice. I guess. T
  22. US SAILING One Day Judges Workshop and Test 26 March 2011 Milwaukee Yacht Club 27 March 2011 Chicago Yacht Club – Belmont Station This is a newly sanctioned US SAILING One Day Judges Workshop and Test required for initial certification as a US Sailing Club Judge. Some protest committee experience is helpful, but not required. The objectives of the Club Judge program are to improve the quality, consistency and fairness of protest hearings and results, at the club level. The workshop will begin at 0830 and last until approximately 1700. Topics in the club judge program will include: derivin
  23. You can't tell????? T
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