Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Watts Bar Lake

Sun, rain, sun, rain.  The weather wouldn't make up its mind.  Finally the clouds went away, while the sun stayed along with the humidity while Captain Denny, (Don) drove us around the lake. 

 Captain Denny

Its nothing more relaxing that kicking back, soaking up the rays.
 Helen The Bathing Beauty

Stone

Interesting Facts regarding Watts Bar Dam and Lake:
The construction of Watts Bar Dam began on July 1, 1939, and was completed in less that three years.  
The filling of the Watts Bar Lake began three weeks after the bombing of Pearl Harbor.
Watts Bar Lake, located on the Tennessee Rivers is one of the largest lakes in the south.  http://www.wattsbarlakeinfo.com/info.shtml

 Watts Bar Lake

Standup paddleboarding originated in Hawaii.

Standup Paddleboarding
 Helen and I

Standup Paddleboarding
 Going For A Swim

Paddleboarding
 Under Control

Standup Paddleboarding
Water Boy

It just isn't right bringing the day to an end without a couple of games of Mahjong.  The guys would disagree, but they played anyway. 

Mahjong
Don

Mahjong
Stone

Mahjong
Helen, the mahjong queen, winning all but one game!