Kayaking at Chester Woods
Tonight the humidity finally dropped enough that I went out kayaking at Chester Woods. It was a great night for it, nice cool weather, and the lake was like glass. I was not the only one out there though, a few boats were on the water and a lot of people were fishing from the dock.
I paddled around for quite some time, then as I turned a corner I saw something in the water. At first I thought it was a dog, but as I got closer it was a very large beaver. The head of the beaver was the same size as my black lab, Alexis. I followed it for a while before it hit the water with it’s tail and disappeared.
Afterwards I decided to start heading to shore as the sun was starting to go down. As I pulled into the boat launch a family came down to meet me. I wasn’t sure why as I have never seen these people before. But the guy asked if I wanted to kayak for a couple more minutes. It turns out that his little girl had dropped their bug repellant in the water when they went over the bridge. I paddled over and got it, and the little girl thanked me. It was really sweet and she said it like one of those super hero movies. I guess that would’ve made me Kayak-Man.
So all in all, I really NEEDED to go kayaking tonight. I have been so busy with work and other stuff that a night on the lake is just what I needed to clear my head and put me in better spirits. Which is good because tomorrow is Monday and the start of another week.