We all need to roll with the punches
In the last few days we’ve received a number of private messages and emails, all of them wishing us well on our new adventure. I received one email from my sister Diane, and when I commented to her about how our cycling route is in no way solidified, she replied with, “It’s good that you are resilient and can be flexible.” In my mind, I don’t see any other healthy alternative. What more can we all do but be adaptive, and roll with the punches?
Plans change upon contact. – Matt Thornton*
Yesterday we swung by Steve and Darla’s boat to drop off several bags of clothing that we’re donating, and also several bags of food (and beer). We were also paid a visit by the gentleman who will be looking after our boat while we’re away, to review the systems, etc. Today we plan to do some packing, to ensure that our last remaining bits of stuff will fit into our duffle bags. Yes, things are getting real!
*Perhaps an adaptation of a quote by Helmuth von Moltke the Elder