For the V2Works annual summer adventure, the team slathered themselves in sun screen, donned life preservers (at least for the first 5 minutes) and set a heading up the Sammamish River Slough towards Redhook Brewery on kayaks and paddle boards. The sweltering day was definitely packed to the gunwales with laughter, sweat, splashing, and amusing absurdity as we paddled away any thoughts of the office and focused on the 10-mile round-trip excursion. Although most of us were a bit sore the next day, and a few of us were sporting sunburns and blisters, we would all definitely do it again. Here are just a few snapshots from the journey.
On our Way Up River
Just getting started.
Cameron kayaking, with Margaret paddle boarding in the background.
Brandee and Darren.
Since he was the designated photographer, this ONLY photo of Troy.
Lauren and Gary.
Copley, Margaret’s pup, was the mascot of the day.
Peter, Margaret and Copely paddle boarding up river.
We Made it to Redhook Brewery
Gary, Lauren and Darren at Redhook Brewery.
Lauren, Darren, Brandee (V2), and Margaret at Redhook Brewery.
Margaret, Peter, Cameron and Megan at Redhook Brewery.
Cameron, Megan and Kathleen at Redhook Brewery.
Megan seems really scared about something at Redhook Brewery.
Kathleen at Redhook Brewery.
Waiting for lunch at Redhook Brewery.
Lauren, Darren and Brandee at Redhook Brewery.
Silliness on the Way Back Down River
We couldn’t leave these last three photos out of the mix.
Megan, sliding down a man-made gutter. Hey, it looks like a water slide, right?
The slide actually worked!
We told you the day was full of amusing absurdity!