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June 30, 2008

Another GREAT Paddle

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The group today includes Russell (green), Steve (yellow), Julie (orange) and Alison (blue).

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Here is our returning special guest Alison.

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We splashed at the CT River Estuary behind the Deep River marina.

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Julie had a great idea to start a Kayaking Club, but we can only accept members that have a different color kayak. We are currently recruiting for pink, purple, brown, and red.

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Onto the river...

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Stopped for a picnic lunch just past the Essex Boat Club.

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Julie and Heath

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Alison with the windmill and swans of North Cove, Essex.

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Steve with the windmill and swans.

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The Girls on the River!

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June 23, 2008

Patrick and Chrissy's Wedding

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The bride and groom

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Patrick and the bridesmaids

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Chrissy and the groomsmen

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The McCurdy Family

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Mom, Dad and Julia

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George and Heath

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Dad and Heath

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Mom and Heath

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Pat and Chrissy

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June 16, 2008

Science Experiment

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With this tube, we will be creating a Diet Coke Geyser.

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Prepping the mentos...

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Get ready!

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Whoosh! Next time we will change a few of the conditions to see if we can get a higher geyser. This one was ok, but didn't have as much force as we expected.

Check out this video for some amazing domino geysers:

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Mom's buddy Dandy

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A few Boston shots

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Cemetery on the Boston Common

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King's Chapel

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Town Hall; The Boston Massacre occured outside of this building. You can see the building in the illustration below.


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Lily's Kayaking Lesson

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Lily did a GREAT job kayaking on Saturday. She's a natural!

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Future Lifeguard

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June 12, 2008

Check these out!

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Guido Daniele's amazing Hand Painting Art. Guido Daniele was born in Soverato (CZ - Italy) and now lives and works in Milan. Since 1964 until 1968 he attended Brera artistic High School and he graduated from Brera School of Arts (major in sculpturing) in 1972. In 1972 he started working as hyper-realistic illustrator, in co-operation with major editing and advertising companies, using and testing different painting techniques. In 1990 he added a new artistic experience to his previous ones: using the "body painting" technique he creates and paints models bodies for different situations such as advertising pictures and commercials, fashion events and exhibitions.
Official Home Page: guidodaniele.com

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June 09, 2008

Weekend Shots

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Lily and I found this great spot for a picnic lunch on Saturday.

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The best view in town!

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Looking at the Essex River Museum

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Looking towards Nott's Island

Then we were off to Mike Feeny's Burn Party, where activities included expert Scavenger Hunts with varying degrees of difficulty, sprinklers to cool off with, badmitton, bocce, eating the most amazing keilbasa dogs and hot dogs, and of course FIRE!

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New Friends, Brandy Lynn and Lily

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Good friends, Lily and Julie

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Mike Feeny's tree

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This is my fire: enthusiastically created and maintained by yours truly.

And finished off on Sunday with a GREAT paddle with Alison on the river from Essex to Deep River!
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This was the best paddle of the season.

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I wish I could do this every day!

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June 04, 2008

On a hike

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I spy with my little eye something with a yellow stripe.

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Out for a Sunday Scoot


How far do you think he'll get?

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Old Wall

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George is off for a paddle!


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Summer is the best!

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"Dan" by Lily

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This is our friend Dan, whose parents are Ken and Sue. Lily took these photos during our last cookout, and I think they are GREAT photos!!

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