Lake George 2017 Aug 12, 5:56 PM—13, 2017 7:53 PM

Great weekend weather for Maxine's sibs to all get together for the first time in over a year at Lake George. Also some white water rafting on the Sacandaga River and some great meals out.
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LakeGeorge2017-002 Beautiful Sat evening out on Lake George for cocktail hour at Robbie and Janie's place
1 Beautiful Sat evening out on Lake George for cocktail hour at Robbie and Janie's place
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LakeGeorge2017-004 First time in over a year that all the Strasser/Klein sibs have been together
3 First time in over a year that all the Strasser/Klein sibs have been together
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LakeGeorge2017-007 Grill men
5 Grill men
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LakeGeorge2017-020 The entire clan, together again
8 The entire clan, together again
LakeGeorge2017-021 A fine Sunday afternoon to  go white water rafting down the Sacandaga - and yes, Max is along for the ride
9 A fine Sunday afternoon to go white water rafting down the Sacandaga - and yes, Max is along for the ride
LakeGeorge2017-025 According to this highly accurate topographic map, we put in just below Stewart's dam and take out just at the confluence of the Sacandaga and the Hudson rivers
10 According to this highly accurate topographic map, we put in just below Stewart's dam and take out just at the confluence of the Sacandaga and the Hudson rivers
LakeGeorge2017-026 The transport buses with their missing body panels and rust, held together with tape and paint, seem to be about as safe as going down rapids in a small rubber…
11 The transport buses with their missing body panels and rust, held together with tape and paint, seem to be about as safe as going down rapids in a small rubber thingy
LakeGeorge2017-027 There's some guy in the back claiming to know what he's doing shouting
12 There's some guy in the back claiming to know what he's doing shouting "paddle faster, I hear banjos!"
LakeGeorge2017-031 Howie and I are paddling up front, the guide in the back is shouting stuff we can't hear, and Max is hanging on for dear life
13 Howie and I are paddling up front, the guide in the back is shouting stuff we can't hear, and Max is hanging on for dear life
LakeGeorge2017-034 Are we having fun yet?!?
14 Are we having fun yet?!?
LakeGeorge2017-036 We survived.... so far...
15 We survived.... so far...
LakeGeorge2017-037 Max apparently lost her paddle somewhere along the way and is giving the international sign of distress
16 Max apparently lost her paddle somewhere along the way and is giving the international sign of distress