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I killed somebody today. It was fun. A lot of fun. Surprisingly fun.
I should probably be concerned about how much fun it was. But, I'm not. I didn't like him very much.
I almost killed Scott once. Accidentally, I might add. There was blood everywhere, but he survived. It wouldn't have been very much fun if I had ended up killing Scott. I'm pretty fond of him. Plus, I think the police might have asked some difficult questions. That would certainly not be fun. This, on the other hand, was a lot of fun.
I think if you had met the guy I killed, you would understand why he had to go. I don't think you would have liked him very much either. He was the worst kind of swindler and lowlife there is. A used car salesman turned boat broker. Trust me, we're better off without him.
Now, I'm trying to figure out who to kill next. There's the lady who runs the sailing school. She seems a bit dodgy. Or, the nosy busybody who lives on a houseboat and is just plain annoying. Who would you kill?
I've only got 17 more days to figure it out and around 35,000 more words to go. I may be woefully behind in my NaNoWriMo target, but, for the most part, it's been a lot of fun. Especially, killing off people.
In other news, when I'm not thinking about killing people, I've been having fun getting to know people I've met through our blog and Facebook page in real life. Like Michele and Bruce of Sailing Wind Spirit who have their boat in the yard here at Indiantown Marina. Like us, they're also from Oregon and have an old Pathfinder. We had a great time over tacos and tostadas at the local pub the other day. You know you've clicked with folks when you end up talking about marine toilets and holding tanks (or PPBs as I like to call them).
Tonight, I'm off to have dinner with Duwan and Greg from Make Like an Ape Man. We originally met through the blog and it turns out they also keep their boat at Indiantown Marina. Scott and I met them in real life earlier this year and had a blast with them. I know he's sad that he can't be there for dinner tonight. Next week, I'm going to get a chance to meet Susie and her husband from Life in the Slow Line in real life when they come to get their boat out of storage.
I'm beginning to think that Indiantown Marina is some sort of weird vortex which transports people from the virtual world to real life. What are the chances that I would end up meeting so many people I've gotten to know online here? It's a strange place, in more ways than one. No wonder so many people end up getting killed here.
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