The driving session was the following morning. I learned how to turn on the master switch, and then hauled myself up into the driver’s seat. I adjusted it as far forward as it could go, although even then my feet barely reached the pedals. My crew chief sat in the passenger seat, calmly explaining how to move from park to drive to reverse as I suppressed a nervous giggle.
Hello from North Haven! I’ve mentioned in previous posts how much I love to paddleboard on Maine’s lakes and even in the ocean. I’ve even converted a few dubious friends with my zeal. Stand up paddleboarding (commonly abbreviated as SUP, pronounced ‘sup?) is a good core and upper body workout, but even better, it’s a […]
Hello from North Haven! Out here in the ocean, we might be pretty far from the mainland, but we have a neighbor we could swim to: Vinalhaven. Our islands together are called the Fox Islands, and until 1846 were incorporated into the same town, though geologically we are complete opposites. We share an electric coop and […]
Hello from North Haven! It became evident pretty quickly to readers, after my last post, that despite living on an island for almost twelve years, I know next to nothing about life on the sea. Two eagle-eyed salts pointed out, in kind comments, that a knot is a unit of speed, not of distance (that’s a […]