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What I did over my last summer weekend....

This weekend we went whitewater rafting with some friends. We had the greatest time! This was my fourth time rafting and I have to say it was one of the most adventurous. On the second rapid our boat (which held me, Pop Rocks, one of our friends, three guys from another group and our guide) got stuck in a hydraulic part of the river. I have been down this river before and “played” in the same hydraulic.
When you are on the river it isn’t exactly encouraging to hear your guide say, “This is about to get interesting.” In our case it meant we were getting stuck and the second time that another boat was going to go over us.

It was a fun weekend filled with laughter, adventure, fun, food, football, and most of all friendship. I thoroughly enjoyed myself and spending time with my friends.

What is one of your greatest memories of times with friends?

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  1. That sounds like so much fun!! I spent several evenings this Thursday getting to know new friends, which was so much fun after a few months of not knowing anybody in my new town :)

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  2. So fun! I have never been rafting before.

    I think I enjoy being with friends most over a nice quiet meal...catching up, hanging out...board games would be fun too. I know, I'm so adventurous! =p But really, doing anything is fun with friends.

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  3. I love to play board games, so it is always a treat to have all the kids upstairs asleep and to be able to stay up late and play games with our friends.

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  4. I haven't been rafting in over 10...15 years! Goodness, I need to get out more:) Good for you! We used to get together every Friday night with our best friend's family and have dinner and play board or card games. I miss those nights so much. We haven't made any friends here yet that we can do that with. One day!

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  5. Sounds fun! We used to go rafting all the time but I haven't been in years! Glad you enjoyed the time with friends! Hope this weekend is as full of blessings!

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