Heather and I on our recent short getaway to southeast Oklahoma had a great combination of activity and rest. We spent a lot of time at the cabin reading but we also spent a lot of time hiking and one afternoon we rented a kayak and a paddleboard at Broken Bow Lake.
The lake is also part of Beavers Bend State Park and we found a concession who is open on the weekend. I got the kayak and Heather got the paddle board. I can do paddle boards, I really can, kind of, but they are a lot of work. Kayaking is a lot easier. Heather loves paddle boards. She teaches a class in our gym’s pool where one stands on the boards and does things. I take the class but I am pretty shaky.
The lake was beautiful and the day was gorgeous. A slight haze in the air. I was wondering if was from the horrendous fires in California, Oregon, and other places in the west.
Being the weekend after Labor Day there were not that many people out on the lake. Seems like most of them were from Texas.
Heather showing her chops with the paddle.
And busting out some yoga moves for good measure.
We were out for two hours. We went here, there, and everywhere.
And then it was time to bring them in.
And of course I wore my Garmin watch to document the adventure. I mean it didn’t really happen if it wasn’t documented, right?
And then back to the cabin to chill. It was a great place to chill. We didn’t spend much times indoors. We spent most of the time on the deck with its sectional couch and the hot tub which I didn’t take a photo of for some reason. So if I didn’t take a picture of it, did it really exist?
I’m so thankful that we could take this little trip.
Anyway, we had a great time. I’m linking with Skywatch Friday. Go check it out.