While the gang is all up in Michigan having fun, we thought it might be a good time to update everyone on the news of the week. Yes, there are other events and things happening around Woodyboaterville.
First off, Carla is doing far better and even took the time to see some pals in Traverse City. And wrote us all this wonderful note.
Here it is, Boat the Blue and I’m not in Port Huron! WHAT? In my home state, 4.5 hours Southeast of Traverse City and the first time I will miss the ACBS International Boat Show in more than 20 years.
As many of you know, a little over 7 weeks ago, I suffered a significant stroke. After 17 days in the hospital, ending with 8 days of intensive rehab, I was released to home care (my son) and 3+ hours of PT and OT on a daily basis. With all of your prayers and positive energy coming my way, I am progressing MUCH BETTER than any of my doctors predicted. Although my entire left side remains completely numb, I can walk semi-normal. It’s not necessarily pretty, but I am encouraged it will return to full capacity. I have started weekly acupuncture sessions and also researching other alternative options as I WILL overcome my limitations. THAT I can assure you!
I wish everyone a fabulous time this entire week in Port Huron. As always, I have no doubt that the Michigan Chapter has put together one incredible event for each and every one of you. Don’t forget to swing by the Hagerty booth and say hi to Ryan and Dan!
Second, Florence is headed our way, even though as of today looks like we will get some of the northern part of it.
But things are wonky here in Reedville. Even though the news is more of the Carolinia’s, ship happens and too much at risk. The Chesapeake Bay is notorious for fast changes. I drove home yesterday from a Hail Mary run to New Jersey and back to ride it out in case stuff happens and pull boats out and tuck them away. 10 hrs of driving. UGH… The Navy did it a couple days ago out of Norfolk, so our fleet should do the same. We will NOT be making the Port Huron show. And fortunately neither will Florence. We already have had a ton of rain and stuff is wonky here. Hopefully this publishes in time. The power and internet has been on and off for over 24 hrs.
SMITH MOUNTAIN LAKE CANCELED THIS WEEKEND! The big Smith Mountain Lake show planned for this weekend is OFF! NOPE, NADA, STAY HOME, CANCELED. Now this gets a tad confusing, because its been rescheduled for October 13, 2018
The. Which begs the question, maybe just say Moved, or postponed, or rain checked.. But I was told its a two stage announcement. CANCELED and rescheduled. Maybe they should call it a LAST GASP SHOW
So there you have it. Kinda Sausage News like. But stuff you may want to know. I hope the folks headed to Port Huron are going to have a fantastic time. But also have turned up the prayer machine to those upstairs that listen for our friends in the Carolinia’s.