There are so few Andromeda's out there that it's pretty amazing to have Phoenix and Eager Dreamer both right here in the Chesapeake, let alone seeing them both in the same creek. And it's also good to be able to compare notes on sailing characteristics, modifications we're both making, etc.
The weather warmed up nicely for the visit, and thankfully the creek thawed a few days prior to their arrival. I dare say we're finally seeing some signs of spring! Scott, Laurie, Bruce and Tiller arrived early afternoon, and we had a great time catching up, hearing about their sailing adventure with Bruce, showing them the progress we've made on Phoenix, and enjoying some delicious food and wine.
|Eager Dreamer arriving for the party|
|Bill, Scott, Bruce and Tiller examining our framed, original print ad for the Andromeda|
|Laurie, Bill, Bruce and Scott sitting down for our steak dinner|
It wouldn't be a birthday celebration without dessert, so I whipped up Bruce's favorite -- key lime pie.
|Birthday Key Lime Pie|
|Laurie, Bruce and me|
|Bruce opening his birthday present|
Now with spring finally on the horizon, it's time to get back to boat work and back to sailing.