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Sunday, June 30, 2013

They’re not old enough to drive a jetski or a boat, but they can still explore the lake.


Fortunately our cove is large enough that they are always in sight of us as we sit on the dock. They stay out of the main channel when alone.



We have 2 more kayaks and a canoe so when all 6 grandkids are here at the same time, we look like an expedition.

They don’t even think of it as “exercise” and that’s how it should be. It should be fun to move your body.

Hope everyone is having a wonderful weekend.
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LEANGIRL22 7/18/2013 2:53PM

    My son would love this!

Sheila

He's a kayak afficianado!

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MARYJEANSL 6/30/2013 11:41PM

  It sure looks like they were having fun. Wish I were out there with them!

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WATERMELLEN 6/30/2013 10:07PM

    How wonderful that they are getting to have fun together -- great cousin memories AND cousin fitness!!

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DOVESEYES 6/30/2013 8:46PM

    Lovely photos. Have great July.

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DESERTJULZ 6/30/2013 8:35PM

    Oh that looks like so much fun!

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MERRYMARY42 6/30/2013 7:37PM

    it is very evident that you are having a wonderful weekend, so happy for you, my DH and I are just staying in the house trying to stay cool.

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WEEPINGANGEL74 6/30/2013 7:28PM

    Looks like fun!!

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COLOR-BLUE 6/30/2013 2:38PM

    I had a hard weekend, but I'm blessed!!! I spent 15 hours with no phone, no internet, no TV, and still I have no emergency companion service. I had lightning hit, and it took everything out!!! This whole month has been one magnetic area for lightning. My air conditioner took a hit about 2 weeks ago, and it took them 10 days to get to me, because of all the other people that had called in front of me. PRAISE THE LORD, it's fixed now!!!

I love the pictures of your grands, they're all beautiful!!! Now, don't tell the boys that I called them beautiful!!! I should just say that the boys are handsome!!!

God bless all of you,

- Nancy Jean -

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BLUENOSE63 6/30/2013 2:16PM

  I know what you mean as my son kayaks beside me when I am open water swimming. He says it is hard to believe it is exercise as the dog sits on the top portion of the kayak

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CELIAMINER 6/30/2013 12:08PM

    Wow, the memories they are making! You're so good to get them out on the water and moving.

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KRISZTA11 6/30/2013 11:49AM

    Lucky children to have such a safe and beautiful place for kayaking /canoeing!
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MARGARITTM 6/30/2013 11:20AM

    Been out in mine today as well...... love the summer!

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WILSONWR 6/30/2013 10:28AM

    kayaking is so much fun!

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COCK-ROBIN 6/30/2013 10:24AM

    So beautiful!

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GARDENCHRIS 6/30/2013 9:32AM

    that is fun..... and harder than it looks..... to go straight!

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BOOKAPHILE 6/30/2013 9:19AM

    The water will be "in their blood," and they will always want to spend time around it! My husband is this way with salt water.

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LILYDOG11 6/30/2013 9:18AM

    Isn't that so true at that age it's just plain old good fun and not exercise !!

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CHERYL_ANNE 6/30/2013 8:46AM

    Wow - what great memories you and your grands will have of the outdoors time spent together!

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JRAY864 6/30/2013 8:19AM

    We put our daughter on a kayak for the first time when she was six months old. At six she had her own boat (Perception Sparky). At 16 she got a Manta Ray sit-on-top. Kids just need to learn to wave that paddle and always wear their pfd and whistle.

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JODROX 6/30/2013 7:59AM

    What a wonderful, active life you're living with your family!

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ONEKIDSMOM 6/30/2013 7:38AM

    Totally agree: "It should be fun to move your body. "

If we all just take on the mindset of a curious and healthy child... we would be moving more without even thinking about it! emoticon Hug 'em tight!

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SCHECK5 6/30/2013 7:37AM

    That is awesome and looks like fun!!

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OWL_20 6/30/2013 7:25AM

    Looks like so much fun!

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PHEBESS 6/30/2013 7:16AM

    Wonderful way to grow up!

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GINIEMIE 6/30/2013 7:10AM

    Isn't it wonderful how exercise can seem like play? Kayaking, volleyball, badminton, a backyard baseball or kickball game...The list goes on, but overall we've lost the joy in these things. Where did it go?
Lovely pics, it looks like so much fun.
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KANDOLAKER 6/30/2013 7:08AM

    One of the best parts of summer! Have fun with your grandkids!!

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LEANGIRL22 6/30/2013 7:08AM

    My son wants a kayak. I think we will bite the bullet!

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KELLIEBEAN 6/30/2013 7:08AM

    That's so great. I agree, we should not think, 'Ugh, I have to exercise.' We just need to get out there and have fun!

Great pics!

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DR1939 6/30/2013 7:07AM

    That looks like so much fun.

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