This was a relatively calm day. I went out on one of the ski boats with my brother and some of the grandkids and rode the tube with Trey, my nephew. We also pulled out another nephew’s XBox 360 (Corbin’s) and started playing the hit game of the trip – Guitar Hero. I’m not sure I would ever buy it, but it’s actually much more fun than I thought it would be.
The rest of the day was pretty casual, until evening rolled around. The wind started picking up in the evening and then it started to drizzle lightly. The kids watched a movie down in the main room while the adults shored up everything outside the boat. They all eventually fell asleep where they were, taking up all of the main room. With just a light drizzle up top, we didn’t think it would be much of a problem if we slept up on the top of the boat under the covered section. My sister, Tammy, and her husband, Don, decided to do the same, as did my sister-in-law, Kristen. We all set up underneath the canopy on the roof of the houseboat and settled in for the night. Slowly, the rain picked up and… (continued in next post)
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