Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Dad's Story of Dad's Life: the Wayfarer

(photo: July 4, 1976: One of the Many Boats)

The following from an undated letter
written when Dad was 52'ish:

"This time off period [for surgery] has caused the usual ambivalence to retire and whittle wood and bum around the world - plan retirement at age 60 (8 years, no 7 1/2) try for judge in June and plan a carreer in judicial administration - try to become presiding judge of the world's largest court system -- seek to go from rich to super rich (you see there is this 46' ketch costs $108,000). Any mention of another boat is forbidden talk."

This one signed "love from your eccentric father."

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