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July 6 Power Island

John Heiam  | Published on 7/6/2020

For me the best part of the trip over to Power Island were the reflections. I took this just as we started, and I noticed the reflections of the clouds in the water.

Donna and Lois demonstrate two ways of taking a drink

Paul and Tom- notice how the waves break up Paul's reflection

Tom approaching Power Island


Once we landed, Lois, Tom, Donna, Paul, and John got into the water. After a refreshing dip, we went into the shade for our lunch. The bathrooms were not open, but many of the picnic tables were in their usual place.

The paddle back was hot, but there was little boat traffic. I am glad we didn’t meet this boat while it was underway.


Photos by John, Donna andPaul