Kayaking with ORFS at Otter Pond

Tuesday, June 28: Outdoor Recreation for Seniors (ORFS) was out on a small lake, with a brisk wind. It was windy enough that a few of the kayakers opted to walk with the hikers instead. But the conditions were not too bad; one had to work harder to go upwind, but control was easy, and the waves were manageable. It was a beautiful day.

The blueberries are still green, but coming along:

And the Sheep Laurel (Kalmia angustifolia) was bright along the waters.

The water lilies, both white and yellow, are thick along the shores. There are a lot of insects crawling on all of them.

There were ducks, and a cormorant:

There is one new house – so new it’s not finished yet! And I like the architecture, especially the window echoing the arch. 

Back at our launch point, we ate lunch together, and enjoyed the flowers next to us.

3 thoughts on “Kayaking with ORFS at Otter Pond

  1. I enjoy hearing about your kayaking trips. I do have a question – do you pronounce ORFS by saying the letters oh are eff ess or do you say it as a word orfs? I do it either way in my head and would like to be correct.

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  2. It is so much easier to say as a word! So that’s how we refer to ourselves and each other. On the other hand, we aren’t much for being correct – just picture us out having fun.

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