We put in on Grindstone Lake at the landing and took the shoreline to our right till we came to the channel. By the time we got to the channel a rain storm was coming up so we motored through quickly to find shelter under the bridge. We weren’t the only boaters looking for a dry place to wait till the cloud went over.
A boy in his fishing boat came in under with us from the other side, pulling his craft in under him walking his hands along the ceiling of the bridge over us. Next three people in a canoe already soaked from the downpour came in and pretty well filled up the usable space left for sheltering.
We left the bridge as the sun was coming through and found our way over into Courderay Lake. As soon as we got over the sandy shoals there we were into the waters of Courderay Lake. The storm had picked the waves up so our course across was fun with a few white caps. Elv likes flat water best when he is navigating the canoe but I enjoy the waves meeting us and exploding almost to the top of the canoe. I trust Elv’s driving and the water was beautiful: grey under the cloudy skies to our left and blue under the blue sky to our right. You can’t get a picture of that sort of thing, so I didn’t try.