The sublime pleasure of an unexpected session…

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The sublime pleasure of an unexpected session…

I’m ready Good

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Re: The sublime pleasure of an unexpected session…

If you are ready, does that really make it unexpected? Biggrin

Seriously, though, totally get it - like ordering an ice cream cone and finding its twice as big and with sprinkles- and wish you well.

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Re: The sublime pleasure of an unexpected session…

I’m ready for the unexpected in the same way I plan to be spontaneous Wacko

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Re: The sublime pleasure of an unexpected session…

road trip

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Re: The sublime pleasure of an unexpected session…

"road trip" occurred to me also. Neil's getting lots of sessions in Vero it seems. Cocoa shows some promise. Panhandle too: https://www.blueparrotsgi.com/multimedia/livecam.htm

Stop me if you've heard this story from the "Ready for the unexpected" file:
The summer after I'd worked out harness/foot straps/shortboard technique I was desperate for a planing session (not unlike today). One hot July day (not unlike today), I schlogged out to the middle of the lake from LLSC on my beloved UltraBee (fast, floaty & super-friendly slalom board) anticipating/hoping for an outflow boundary from a "safely distant" thunderstorm. There was almost no boat traffic and the water was like glass. It took me at least an hour to get out to the channel, looking for little puffs, pumping a little and just taking my time. I could see the top of a t-storm off in the distance and sure enough, the stars aligned and I got a ride that I'll never forget. Dark water with lots of embedded whitecaps appeared from the west like somebody flipped a switch. I was waay overpowered on a 6.5 in the 20-25 mph wind but it was nothing to bear off as deep as I had to in the butter-smooth water. Four or five jibes and a few minutes later, I was back on the beach. To this day, I don't think I've gone faster on a windsurfer.

Looking back, this was of course a pretty stupid idea– (google "bolt from the blue"), but hey at 30-something I was young and invincible (unlike today). Good

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Re: The sublime pleasure of an unexpected session…

Watching this afternoon around 5:30 for such a session.

We (I) do need to go down and sail with Neil. While I am glad for Neil, his daily FB posts of fun sessions are bringing me down...

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Re: The sublime pleasure of an unexpected session…
Langdon wrote:

....his daily FB posts of fun sessions are bringing me down...

It's for this reason that I don't take photos and post daily. Hopefully, my sacrifice is appreciated. Wink

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