We have lots of fun putting these stories together and Friday morning’s “Best of 2010 – Woody Boaters” story was a good example of what it takes some days. At 3:00 AM Pacific Time I just checked in to a hotel after a 20 hour round trip drive to deliver “Zsa Zsa” (my 1952 Chris-Craft Riviera) to Ryan Trailers in Oregon for her new trailer. It was 6:00 AM Eastern in Virginia and Matt e-mailed me, asking me to proof read the story because he was concerned that he was going to forget to include someone in the story.
Matt’s a “Morning Person” and I’m a “Night Hawk.” If we are working on a story together, because we are on opposite sides of the country, it’s very common for Matt & I to communicate live via e-mail in order to get the story out on time in the morning. Nine e-mails back and forth exchanging names and images and a few hours later the story was ready to be published. Matt went to work and I went to bed in the hotel for a few hours.
Later that day, we spoke by phone about how the story came together and we laughed and laughed like a couple of teenage girls at the beach… At one point I had to pull off the highway I was laughing so hard. That’s a normal day behind the scenes at Woody Boater and that’s why we enjoy it so much – We are always having Fun!
Here’s the Captain posting live updates from the Warner Collection Auction on his trusty iPhone, Matt doing what he’s best at – with his unique style of wit and humor like no other… What a great weekend that was…
Regardless if it’s creating a story, attending a boat show or an auction, or just coming up with fresh new ways of presenting a Woody Boater story, Matt’s “Energizer Bunny” level of enthusiasm and creativity in infectious.