OK...I will tell the tell of my little canoe trip. This was an event we put on in relation to my job. It was "Step up Florida" promating excercising - something like 60 minutes a day or some such :-)
Well - we coordinated a canoe/kayak trip and a hike. I work for the State Park system, so I get to work along with this sort of stuff quite often...the "park" I'm with actualy highly promotes hiking/biking/canoe/kayak.
Ok on to my story. This was only a 3 mile trip - I took along my handy dandy camra to take pictures of the event.....so of course I was sitting in the front of the canoe to capture ev-we-tang. I'd snap snap snap...then we'd paddle paddle paddle and catch up to everyone. Well I was in the process of snapping when we came along to this portion of the river...it was actually moving pretty swift......and there was a large mass of lime stone in the middle of the river. I happened to look forward, putting my camra down and we were heading straight for the lime stone....canoe turning sideways - moving along the swift current. I panicked - and I am so ashamed to admit this.....I squeeled - yes like a girl. I never ever scream.......but I belted out this screech. I grabbed my paddle - and the lady with me was of course giggling........I just didn't feel like getting wet - it was cold out. Needless to say we didn't tump - but we rocked the boat. My life flashed before my eyes. I did end up laughing after the fact - but at the time I was worried about straightening out our canoe, and not flipping! I was so embarrassed, I didn't want anyone to have heard me scream - I am actually shocked no one did. BUT the lady with me did tell on me - hussy! LOL
I love the water...........but I'm more into skiing :-) I mean I can handle myself in a boat - on the river....I'm just not a fan of the canoe.........I'd take a kayak (more stable) It didn't help the lady with me was a watermelon tail!
So there you have it ladies.....I was a sissy baby this day - I squeeled (not like a pig)....but like a little girl.........sigh the shame. And Abs...I didn't snort actually on this one :-) I know shock!