Then he dug some deep stake holes at the river's edge, planted anchor posts in them, and block-and-tackled the raft to the edge of the water.
In 2008, Derome announced his intention to leave the anchor post at year's end.
"If you'll grab the tape measure, the first thing we need to do it measure and then dig the holes for the anchor posts."
Had there ever, it wondered, been a beginning or had it always hunted thus, scrabbling in its mental mazes for an anchor post?
Six feet above him lay his only hope - the final anchor post in the long row of anchor posts.
He reached that anchor post or he was as good as dead.
Harris auditioned for an anchor position during summer 1991; a few months later he was given a full-time anchor post.
It had taken George all morning to fit the second floor banister's broken anchor posts back in their sockets.
From the looks of the decayed anchor posts, the bridge had simply rotted away.
They want us to build a machine," said Caroline, "a machine that will serve as an anchor post for one end of a space-time contortion.