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just after we'd passed the swamp, but we had umbrellas (and Julia

's rubbers) and didn't mind. More rain tonight and a long refreshing sleep. July 6 Sun. It really cleared off in the afternoon - everyone but me expected showers, but they didn't come. Julia
, Jim
, Papa and I went down 'cross

lots and got a boat at the old Carr landing and all got in and rowed down below our woods & got another boat (flat bottomed) and Papa & I got in that. I rowed 'way to the Lake and it was fine. The creek very full and the marsh full of birds and blossoms and the sky beautiful with clouds. Eagles sailing now and then (we saw one unmistakably "bald") and red winged black birds. It was all very beautiful. So was the beach and so were the sandbanks. Spent the afternoon on the sand loafing, listening to the waves, watching the fishing boats - chasing "gryphon" tracks - building quick- sand caves and "potatoe bug traps"

just after we'd passed the swamp, but we had umbrellas (and Julia

's rubbers) and didn't mind. More rain tonight and a long refreshing sleep. July 6 Sun. It really cleared off in the afternoon - everyone but me expected showers, but they didn't come. Julia
, Jim
, Papa and I went down 'cross

lots and got a boat at the old Carr landing and all got in and rowed down below our woods & got another boat (flat bottomed) and Papa & I got in that. I rowed 'way to the Lake and it was fine. The creek very full and the marsh full of birds and blossoms and the sky beautiful with clouds. Eagles sailing now and then (we saw one unmistakably "bald") and red winged black birds. It was all very beautiful. So was the beach and so were the sandbanks. Spent the afternoon on the sand loafing, listening to the waves, watching the fishing boats - chasing "gryphon" tracks - building quick- sand caves and "potatoe bug traps"

just after we'd passed the swamp, but we had umbrellas (and Julia

's rubbers) and didn't mind. More rain tonight and a long refreshing sleep. July 6 Sun. It really cleared off in the afternoon - everyone but me expected showers, but they didn't come. Julia
, Jim
, Papa and I went down 'cross

lots and got a boat at the old Carr landing and all got in and rowed down below our woods & got another boat (flat bottomed) and Papa & I got in that. I rowed 'way to the Lake and it was fine. The creek very full and the marsh full of birds and blossoms and the sky beautiful with clouds. Eagles sailing now and then (we saw one unmistakably "bald") and red winged black birds. It was all very beautiful. So was the beach and so were the sandbanks. Spent the afternoon on the sand loafing, listening to the waves, watching the fishing boats - chasing "gryphon" tracks - building quick- sand caves and "potatoe bug traps"
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