Big Red and True Blue

By this time Big Red and True Blue had just about seen it all. They’d been up to the ITBR on the Detroit River.

International Tug Boat Race

International Tug Boat Race

They’d been to Manhattan’s Pier 84.

Manhatten Pier 84 - First and Second

Manhatten Pier 84 - First and Second

They’d been out to the spring Maritime Festival in Seattle. This time they were takin it easy and letting someone else do the driving.

But that got pretty boring pretty quick, so BR and TB decided to go mano-et-mano in the pool.

So they headed for the cabin door

Heading for the cabin door

And up to deck 7.

And up to deck 7.

Ah, the pool deck

Ah, the pool deck

On your mark...

On your mark...

They're of! BR's in the lead!

They're of! BR's in the lead!

Hey! There's a bigger pool over there! Come on!

Hey! There's a bigger pool over there! Come on!

This is more like it! Rev um up!

This is more like it! Rev um up!

OOPS! Getting a little help from the locals.

OOPS! Getting a little help from the locals.

Waaahoooo!

Waaahoooo!

Down to the wire!

Down to the wire!

With a little help, TB gets across the finish line! Yea TB!

With a little help, TB gets across the finish line! Yea TB!

After the races, Big Red and True blue got the wash-and-wax treatment, a little touch up paint, and headed for the faculty lounge for some shenanigans.

First a few hands of Texas hold-um.

First a few hands of Texas hold-um.

And a few cold-and-foamys

And a few cold-and-foamys (Red likes stout, Blue prefers a pilsner).

Chattin up the ladies

Chattin up the ladies

A few tasty salsa steps

A few tasty salsa steps

Talking politics

Talking politics

Telling a few tired old jokes

Telling a few tired old jokes

Which were well received

Which were well received!

A little sing along

A little sing along

2AM. Call us a cab.

2AM. Call us a cab.

One thought on “Big Red and True Blue

  1. A delightful documentary detailing a race of historic proportions! BR and TB made great time, especially considering the turbulent waters through which they had to navigate.
    Moreover, the pre and post race coverage rounds out the story nicely. There should be a movie deal coming down the pipe for this story. :)

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