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Day at Camp

Bob and I spent the better part of the day, Saturday (July 13th), at my brother’s camp in Jay Township near St. Marys, Pennsylvania.   Most of my brother’s family was there, as well as a few of Jim and Judy’s friends.  Everyone had fun that day, especially the children.

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E7131760 4x6My brother’s camp

E7131784 4x6My sister-in-law asked me to take a picture of all the children at camp.  This photograph shows all the children that were at camp, minus one.  My brother was gathering up the children for this picture.  When these six children were in the wagon, I asked Jim if all the children were here.  He counted them and said “yes”.  We missed one … sorry Kaitlyn!  I do have a photograph of Kaitlyn, though.  She can be seen in the second collage displayed above, in the photograph of the hula hoop contestants.  Kaitlyn is the girl on the far left.

 

We left camp around 7:45 pm.  We saw this deer within minutes of leaving the camp.

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When we reached the end of the camp road, a right turn would take us home.  A right turn also would make us drive into the setting sun.  The sun was very, very bright.  Rather than drive into the setting sun, we opted to turn left and go into Benezette to see if we could find any elk.

P7131869 4x6We saw a few elk.
This one lone elk, though, provided the best photo  opportunity.

By the time we made it home it was 11:00 pm.  What a great day we had!  I am happy that we were able to spend time with my family.  It had been six long months since we last saw them.

6 Responses to “Day at Camp”

  1. Denise

    Fabulous photos Linda and the kids are building great memories. It must have been such a fun day and you got some lovely shots of the elk also. Great post!

    Reply
  2. Fishing Guy

    Linda: I always enjoyed my time at camps in the PA woods. This brings back so many memories. What a neat Elk photo.

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  3. Eileen

    Hi Linda, what a fun day at the camp. The children look like they were having lots of fun playing. Wonderful photos!

    Reply
  4. Rose

    Now this definitely has fun written all over the day. This is the type of stuff that makes lasting memories.

    Reply

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