A whale of time

A whale of time

Aug 16, 2019 Saturday Mariners Marina, Seneca, IL    0 nautical miles.

41°18’01.9″N 88°37’07.5″W
41.300516, -88.618754
Elevation: 485 feet              Locks: 0  Descent: 0 feet

Along the Way

Vince went the whole nine yards on the ‘Rock the Dock’ party starting with a foam pool party, DJ/Karaoke, pig roast to the Righteous Hillbillies live band rocking down night.

Moonshine Ice luge. Vinnie testing it out. (condensation on my camera lens 🙁
Mid-afternoon
One last picture, John, Jill (Ray N’s daughter) and Dale

Nauti Words

A whale of a good time

Meaning: enjoying themselves very much
Origin: The blue whale being the biggest creature on earth, a “whale of” anything is “a large amount of” it. As well as “whale of a time” people used to say “a whale of a lot” and “a whale of a job”. It’s US slang from around late 1800’s

Whole nine yards

Meaning:  everything or all encompassing.
Origin: The expression comes from the old square-rigged sailing vessels that had three masts with three yards of sails on each.  The whole nine yards meant all sails were up.

Drolleries and Yuks

How do you throw a space party?
     You planet.


2 thoughts on “A whale of time

  1. Sitting in the park at lake epping, thinking of the day you’ll pass by here. Hope we can be available to wave at you guys passing up river

    1. Sitting in the park at lake City, on Lake pepin, thinking of the day you’ll pass by here. Hope we can be available to wave at you guys passing up river

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