|The Tree on Edwards Creek|
|The Tree and the Boat on Edwards Creek|
|The Boat on Edwards Creek|
|House on Edwards Creek|
Who here is tired of hearing me say Edwards Creek?
These were all taken from
Another story, however, involves a practice which may have been perfectly acceptable among my peers, but was no doubt pushing the limits of what was actually legal.
Once upon a time, late one summer evening, Chesapeake Bay Teenager, her Middle Sister and some mutual acquaintances drove over to the island and up onto this public landing
I mean they're not going to allow the QE 2 to pull up there and disembark passengers, but mostly that's because the QE 2 draws just a tad more water than can be found in Edwards Creek. Oops. I said it again.
Anyway, my point is there are usually boats tied up to this public landing. Boats whose owners are usually elsewhere, as in nowhere near the public landing.
It's even easier to slip the rope off the pole and push off for a spell.
It's even more fun to do this with a bunch of silly, giggly, teenaged friends.
We're not talking about any great big boat or anything, this was just your average rowboat. I'm sure if the owner were there and we had asked, he would have said
So we took a spin around That Creek and returned it safely to the dock afterwards.
And to this day Chesapeake Bay Woman feels guilty about it.
p.s. She also feels guilty about some similar sorts of antics involving yachts tied up at the Islander, but that's a story for another day, even though no yachts were harmed in that story either.
p.s.s.t. CBW is proud to announce she is now a law-abiding citizen who may be an accidental trespasser with good intentions but most definitely is not someone who would temporarily
Also, if CB Mother is reading, I blame Middle Sister, who may or may not have actually even been a participant in the Edwards Creek Boat Caper--but I think she was, and it's my job as older sister to cast the blame there, in the middle.