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  1. Peggie Hall HeadMistress

    Special Sale--Signed copy of my book available now!

    Sbo.com has signed copies of my book (see link in my signature below) on sale now for a great price! Order it from sbo.com...they send me the purchase order, I sign--and can even personalize it if you specify what you want me to say--and mail it. The title "Get Rid of Boat Odors" (my...
  2. Peggie Hall HeadMistress

    WINTERIZING PLUMBING

    WINTERIZING PLUMBING FRESH WATER SYSTEM : There are two ways to winterize fresh water and sanitation plumbing: with antifreeze and without antifreeze. If you opt for the “no antifreeze” method, ALL the water MUST be removed from the entire system. Why? Because it’s not freezing...
  3. Peggie Hall HeadMistress

    Annapolis fall boat shows cancelled

    Just posted to Trade Only Today...
  4. Peggie Hall HeadMistress

    We need emojis to go with the "like" button!

    Someone a posted a hilarious reply/response to a post today and it hit me that unless I wanted to reply, the only available reaction to it is a lame little "like"...that we need 3 emojis to go with it--laugh cry, and astonishment. Whaddaya think, Phil?? --Peggie
  5. Peggie Hall HeadMistress

    Why I love newbe boat owners

    "Dear Headmistress. According to your instructions I put the thingamabob in the whatchamacallit, turned the doohickey and the whatever it is still doesn't work. Do you have any more ideas?" --Peggie
  6. Peggie Hall HeadMistress

    A creative solution during social distancing

    Heard this from a friend yesterday: her aunt had enjoyed pub crawling with her friends for years, but being "confined to quarters" has ended that, at least for the time being. So she put a bottle of wine in every room in her house and every evening she "pub crawls" through her house while...
  7. Peggie Hall HeadMistress

    Seasons Greetings to all of you...

    Merry Christmas and Happy Hanukka to all of you! And may the New Year bring happiness and prosperity to all of us! --Peggie
  8. Peggie Hall HeadMistress

    Christmas at Sea

    The sheets were frozen hard, and they cut the naked hand; The decks were like a slide, where a seaman scarce could stand, The wind was a nor'-wester, blowing squally off the sea; And cliffs and spouting breakers were the only things a-lee. They heard the surf a-roaring before the break of day...
  9. Peggie Hall HeadMistress

    For your Thanksiving entertainment....

    Hope all of you have a very enjoyable day with family and friends! --Peggie
  10. Peggie Hall HeadMistress

    Interesting idea...

    Someone posted this on FB When using a public campground a tuba placed on your picnic table will keep the campsites on either side vacant. I suspect a tuba--or better yet bagpipes--highly visible in the cockpit would prob'ly let you keep an anchorage all to yourself too! --Peggie
  11. Peggie Hall HeadMistress

    Memorial Day

    If you've ever wondered why AMVETS sell poppies on Memorial Day.... John McCrae was serving as a Major and a military doctor and was second in command of the 1st Brigade Canadian Field Artillery. The brigade had arrived there in the early hours of 23 April 1915. It is believed that the death of...
  12. Peggie Hall HeadMistress

    A trick worth knowing...

    Came across this thread on cruisersforum.com Turns out that quite a few people already knew about it, but it started me wondering how many of y'all do. If you don't, you should. http://www.cruisersforum.com/forums/f122/a-trick-worth-knowing-215174.html (Btw, it doesn't have anything to do...
  13. Peggie Hall HeadMistress

    If you have one of these Igloo coolers, please read

    https://www.foxnews.com/us/florida-boy-gets-trapped-inside-cooler-prompting-voluntary-recall According to the article, they're sold at West Marine. Not clear whether WM is the only source. --Peggie
  14. Peggie Hall HeadMistress

    Christmas At Sea

    Christmas At Sea The sheets were frozen hard, and they cut the naked hand; The decks were like a slide, where a seaman scarce could stand, The wind was a nor'-wester, blowing squally off the sea; And cliffs and spouting breakers were the only things a-lee. They heard the surf a-roaring before...
  15. Peggie Hall HeadMistress

    WHY WE CELEBRATE MEMORIAL DAY

    It began as "Decoration Day"--a day when families of those who fell in the Civil War "decorated" their graves with flowers and other tokens of rememberance. Over time the name evolved in to Memorial Day. Then came WWI and other battles that claimed and are still claiming American lives and that...
  16. Peggie Hall HeadMistress

    In case you missed it...

    .... sbo.com has been offering signed copies of my book at a nicely discounted sale price...they sent me the orders, I signed the books--even personalized those who requested it--and mailed 'em. I still have a few copies left in my inventory that I set aside for sbo.com orders, so it's not too...
  17. Peggie Hall HeadMistress

    Fwiw...

    In case you missed it, sbo.com has been offering signed copies of my book at a nicely discounted sale price...they sent me the orders, I signed the books--even personalized those who requested it--and mailed 'em. I still have a few copies left in my inventory that I set aside for sbo.com...
  18. Peggie Hall HeadMistress

    God bless us all every one!

    On this Christmas Day, wishing all of you all the blessings of this joyous season. The 20 years y'all have allowed me to be a part of this site is certainly one of MY greatest blessings!
  19. Peggie Hall HeadMistress

    The DOD's 12 days of Christmas

    An oldie but a goodie (slightly updated) that never fails to make me laugh: The President has authorized the Department of Defense to assist Santa with the Twelve Days of Christmas. Status of acquisitions follows: Day 1 - Partridge in a pear tree: The Army and Air Force are in the process...
  20. Peggie Hall HeadMistress

    Happy Birthday Woodster!

    May God grant you the senility to forget the people you never liked anyway, the good fortune to run into the ones you do, and the eyesight to tell the difference..