Sunday, January 27, 2013

Ice Fishin'

This weekend was going to be a couple days at the lake with the In-Laws doing some ice fishing.  Well, the Wife would be doing some ice fishing with her Dad, Brother, Cousin, and Uncle.  I prefer a warm lake house ... with WiFi ... and my tablet ... and good people to talk too.  The lake house was a bit crowded with the Wife and I, the MiL and FiL, the BiL, two of the Nieces, the Uncle and corresponding Aunt, The Matron of Honor and the Best Man, and Iago.

Lake Cornelia Ice at sunset.
The ice fishing reminds me of something the Wife and I saw on our China vacation.  One of the channels we watched in the evenings was the international version of the Discovery Channel.  One of the shows advertised was Hillbilly Hand Fishin'.  Now, imagine if you will, the announcer, speaking with a British accent, saying "Hillbilly Hand Fishin'"  We thought it was hilarious.  It became a running joke during our vacation and my imitation of the announcer resurfaced on this trip.  It was funny.  Trust me.  Maybe you had to be there.  We are so easily entertained.

Our weekend was cut a bit short when the weather forecast started predicting freezing rain on Sunday, right when we were driving back home.  We decided it would be best to not stay the night and drove back late Saturday night.  We enjoyed our abbreviated visit, swapped vacation stories with the Matron of Honor and Best Man, and took the opportunity to introduce Iago to the in-laws.  He was awesome in the car and did well amongst the family.

The result of the first, and only day, was the Wife not catching anything and me eating too many cookie bars.   I kind of made up for not eating any cookies at the Camino conversation.  In a way it was very similar to last year's ice fishing soiree except I don't seem to have a cookie hangover like I had last year.

Next weekend the fun will continue.  We'll be going to Minnesota to dog sled with the Matron of Honor and the Best Man.  It's going to be a hoot!



6 comments:

  1. No one takes cookie hangovers seriously anymore. Cookie hangovers are awful!

    I'm glad you're enjoying the wintry weather :)

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    1. Miss McC: Very true but fortunatly I didn't have one this time. Thanks!

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  2. Ice storms. Hm. Think I'll continue to enjoy the California sunshine. :)

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    1. GH: Sorry dude, California weather is too boring.

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    2. Clearly you've never been to northern California. :)

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    3. GH: You're right. I've been ther but I was mostly just passing through.

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