Oh Where, Oh Where Can He Be?


My husband, Brad, and my sister’s husband, Clint, set out on an adventure this past Sunday on a sailboat from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida to the British Virgin Islands. I love sailing too, but I like to sail where I can see land so you can understand why I thought to pass on this journey and let it be ‘time for the guys.’ Brad and I spoke by phone on Tuesday night…the Captain that is sailing with them (thankfully they were not so crazy as to go without a professional!!) estimated that they should be approaching Puerto Rico by Friday (if everything went as ‘planned’). The unsettling part is that once they got past the lowest Bahamian Islands, they hung a left out into the deep blue Atlantic to catch the Trade Winds to help them sail on south. The downside? There is no mobile phone service in the deep blue…so mentally prepared myself to hear nothing from him from Tuesday night until sometime on Friday (evening at the latest). I am typing this at 2:45 AM in Sunday morning…yes…yikes! Needless to say, I would love, love, love to hear the voice of my husband right now so that I can lower my blood pressure. Can I get an “Amen?”

Brad has been blogging about their adventure (at least up until they disappeared into the wild blue signal-less yonder)…you can read it at http://roamaroundtheworld.net if you’d like to keep up. In the meantime, send a few prayers up for me and my nerves (and my sister’s nerves) and Brad and Clint on their wild journey at sea!

Stay tuned…

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