Essay on Down And Out

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"What you say we go down shore and see what the storm brung in?" says Richard.

"Ya, bet we get ourselves some fresh lobster out some ole' trap we find washed up!" exclaims Chester.

"Martha, get us our coats while we find dem damn boots!" says Richard.

The two men get their boots, grab their jackets and head for the beach.
They two men walk for about an until a shiny object catches the corner of
Chesters eye.

"Hey Rich, I think I see something over there, lets go check it out," says Chester.

They men walk to the edge of the grass where they find the gleaming objects. They notice that there are more than one, but about fifteen. They all have the same characteristics, they are all in the shape of
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The wind is blowing well and we hope to sail at least 15km before dark. We haven't had much time to test all the equipment on the boat but have no fears that it won't function properly. Day 2 Coordinates 42'N 69'W

We have managed to keep a good speed by following the Labrador current down the eastern coast. The weather is still excellent with a good breeze today.
Everyone managed to get some sleep on the boat last night. We plan to stop in
Boston to refuel within the next few days. Moral is still high with only a few complaints about not being able to watch TV. Everything seems to be working well with the exception of my watch that I dropped overboard. We caught some fish for breakfast which will help us save on food costs. WE hope the rest of the trip will be as enjoyable as the first two.

Day 3 Coordinates 39'N 70'W

We stopped in Boston just long enough to refuel and get a few bags of chips to keep the kids happy. The wind has picked up and the sky is dark. We expect a slight storm tomorrow but noting to get worked up about. Swells are from 1 to 3 metres but nobody seems to mind. I managed to do some wind surfing while the women were shopping for food.

Day 4 Coordinates 35'N 67'W

The wind has picked up quite a bit which enabled us to make up for the stop in
Boston. Everyone is still happy and wants to continue. I am kind of iffy on the weather conditions but have decided not to head for the nearest port. The
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