Friday, September 29, 2006
Wednesday, September 27, 2006
Monday, September 18, 2006
My sister DeAnn came to help me again at the Onecho Family Camp at Pinelow Campground in Eastern Washington. We had a great time with the kids and this is one of the games we played with whipped cream and cheetos! The kids were great as always and it was quite a whirlwind weekend. I took DeAnn to airport today and I fly out tomorrow for Prague! Lots of packing to do but it sure helped to have DeAnn! (Though she says next year she is having a T-shirt printed that says: "No, I'm not Carolyn".)
Saturday, September 09, 2006
Yes I am a ship's captain (for 3 whole min). I went with my sister DeAnn and her husband John fishing in Puget Sound yesterday and got to try my hand at the ship's wheel. I was amazed at the pull of the current in some parts of the water. Now our plan was to catch salmon. Technically one was caught. But it was too small and John had to throw it back. So the day wasn't a totally waste, if you could say that when you are in such beauty, we did some bottom fishing before going back to port. We caught about 30 flounder in 20 minutes. Cool thing was I also caught two sharks! They were about 3 footers. I also got a hit so strong - - it was pulling the line out against the brake on the reel - a 40 lb test line - which it finally broke on the knotted part. The real captain had set up my rigging and said when he examined it, "whatever it was it broke the strongest knot there is!" . Cool huh? He thought it was probably a huge skate! We all enjoyed our time. Want to taste some shark?