Everything I Need to Know About Life, I Learned from My Boat


You have to pick up speed so the boat will plane,
allowing you to see where you’re going.


When you need to pass
– and you will –
always pass on the Right.


The faster you go, the less wake you leave.


You have to be in gear to steer.
Neutral just won’t get you anywhere.


Sometimes one battery is enough.
Other times you have to turn the button to the “all” position
and give it all the juice you’ve got.


  1. Merry ME

    Never been much of a boat person, but I’d sit on that dock and wait for you to come home! I’d forgotten I even have an “all” button. I’ll have to go look for it!

    • whollyjeanne

      What fun that would be – coming home to find you sittin’ on the dock of the bay. As for that all button . . . I wouldn’t bother;)

  2. Meredith

    Beautiful! Looks so relaxing!

    • whollyjeanne

      It IS relaxing, Sugar. There’s just something about riding in a lined hole in the water . . .

Pull up a chair why don't you, and let's talk . . .

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