We saw lots of activity in and on the lake, some of which I shall share with you in future posts, but watching the canoeing was the most fun.
It was an inflatable canoe ridden by five young folks.
First, I got a pretty straightforward shot.
Trying to take another one, the girl on the back fell off. You can see her body leaning left, but I had framed the picture on the moving pontoon boat with little room to spare.
As a result, you can’t see the falling girl’s head.
They all got back on the canoe and were off again.
By then, they had noticed that I was taking pictures and seemed happy enough to be
Of course, since we weren’t within shouting distance—just waving distance—they didn’t know that they would end up on McHenry County Blog.
I took a couple of more shots, as you can see, before they pretty much disappeared out of sight on this largest of McHenry County’s lakes.
When we caught up again, I saw disaster have befallen the canoeists.
They had all fallen into Wonder Lake this time.