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Re: Seasons Greetings

Thanks, Scottie.
The description sounds like a calm and enjoyable time.

> [Original Message]
> From: Scottie Baugh <scottieb@mindspring.com>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Date: 1/3/2003 12:08:54 AM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Seasons Greetings
> Kitty,
> Oops - I sometimes forget that nautical vocabulary thing!  A beam reach is
> when a sailboat is moving forward powered by wind which strikes the boat
> the back quarter (either side).  It is the most comfortable sailing for
> people (smoother)  and the boat (less stress).  "Fair" winds are winds
> blowing steadily in the direction the boater wants to go, and not too
> strongly (10 to 15 mph).
> Like many things in life, fair winds and beam reaches don't occur
> simultaneously too often, and don't last too long!   The Jim Beam is
> always close to hand :8^)
> Signed,
> First Mate/Galley Slave
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Kitty Morrissy" <kmrsy@earthlink.net>
> To: "Agardenchat" <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Wednesday, January 01, 2003 10:48 PM
> Subject: RE: [CHAT] Seasons Greetings
> > Ok - what are beam reaches?  A bottle of Jim Beam within reach?
> > signed,
> > Landlocked Landlubber

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