We are a commune of inquiring, skeptical, politically centrist, capitalist, anglophile, traditionalist New England Yankee humans, humanoids, and animals with many interests beyond and above politics. Each of us has had a high-school education (or GED), but all had ADD so didn't pay attention very well, especially the dogs. Each one of us does "try my best to be just like I am," and none of us enjoys working for others, including for Maggie, from whom we receive neither a nickel nor a dime. Freedom from nags, cranks, government, do-gooders, control-freaks and idiots is all that we ask for.
And so much more. They are roller coaster rides for kids and grandkids. They are a great opportunity to see the side of the river you can only see from the river. They are the passport to fishing especially for salmon. Great for access to islands and picnic sites. Good exercise. And so much more. They do have this one little problem, at the end of the day you have to get back to where you left the trailer and then drive to where you left the boat and load it up. But they are worth it.