Lake Russell, Georgia July 2007

Lake Russell
Lake Russell
Lake Russell
Lake Russell
Wes and his son, Andrew (upper left) handled the driving, while the rest of the crew (Emily and Cecilia, upper right), Alexander (lower left), and Mary (lower right), enjoyed the ride. You can see Wes's wife, Ann and their daughter, Ashley, on the tube in the background in two of the shots.

Lake Russell
Lake Russell
Lake Russell
Then we tried out the "tube of death" ourselves. Mary and I (upper left) and Emily and Alexander (upper right) had a go, before I risked life and limb alone.

Lake Russell
Lake Russell
Lake Russell
The water-skiing event was next in our laugh-olympics. Justin Turney (Jet) and Heather Jaeger of the CCC tried first, and, needless to say, they both got much closer than I did to getting up on top of the water -- the bubbles in the bottom picture are pretty representative of my performance.