Alpacka Raft: $620, online.
Sou'Wester Hat: Found in Closet.
Neoprene Gloves: $20, dive shop.
Home-Made Unibody Rainsuit: $70 Gore-Tex + Patience, Ineptitude.
Dinner with Neptune: Priceless.


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