April 14, 2006
Are people allowed to shoot at the cigarette boat that keeps speeding up and down the Taunton River (loudly)?
Please say yes.
Posted by James at April 14, 2006 9:38 AM
Ah, they seem to have stopped. I wonder if somebody had a word with them.
Maybe somebody shot them. Or maybe the boat got lung cancer.
I honestly thought an airplane was going to crash into our house, it was so loud.
It's early for those hacks. If you want to "enjoy" the water like they do, stand on the dock with a loud boombox playing bad music at excrutiating volume, pour gallons of gasoline and throw hundred dollar bills in the water while bragging about your manhood to anyone who walks by. Same effect.
When I was on a certain historical sloop, we shot at them. Pity we only had blanks.
Maggie is not kidding about thinking the boat was a plane and going to hit our house. It was that loug. And here's the kicker:
WE DON'T LIVE ON THE RIVER.
We're not even right on the other side of the street from the river. We can see the river.
I can't imagine how loud it must have been for those folks actually on the river, at less than half our distance from Speed Racer.
I guess I have a thing against cigarette boats ever since almost getting run over by one on Long Pond in Lakeville. Plus, seeing the folks getting onto those boats when we hung out at the boat ramp was always worth a laugh, or a sad shake of the head.