Picnic and Float May 6,2006
- Twelve members of the Lumber River Canoe Club put in the Lumber
River at Boardman Landing at about 10:35 AM. Water was up due to
yesterdays rain. We couldn't have had better weather if we had
orderesd it special .Green trees reflected in black water was a
butiful sight. Wildlife seen were turtles, and birds ,including a
barred owl, a water thrush, and one or more blue herons. We
stopped at for breaks at Parkers Landing and Red Barn for breaks.
When we got to Griffin Whirl we found Mike and Liz Britt on the
observation deck waiting to great us.After landing at Princess Ann
and loading our boats on the vehicles we joined other members at the
covered pavillion for burgers, hotdogs,annd other delicious food.
Paddlers on the float were Wayne and Lynda Charles, Bill Clark,Jim
DePree, Rudolph Floyd, Harry Shaw, Cleon Lanier, Don and Sandy Meece
Omer Register and his grandaughter Angela,Mary Martha Vaught, and
Marshall Thompson. Thanks to Omer Register and Frank Dupin for
shuttling drivers back from Princess Ann. Thanks to Jim McDermott
for buying food and cooking,and to all those who brought food to the
event.I don't know If i can list all the others who attended but I
will try. There was my wife, Charlotte, Frank's wife Katie, Bob and
Frances Roberson, Virginia Broadwell, Jims wife Mary Ann McDermott
and daughter Dana. If I left anyone off the list I apoligize, There
was no sign up sheet for the picnic.