My grandparents had a cabin on a lake in Nebraska, and as I was growing up some of the best memories came from spending Sunday afternoons there swimming, fishing, and learning to ski.
My grandparents lived there year round, but with everyone else flocking to the lake during the summer, my Grandpa would always say Memorial Day marked the beginning of "silly season" at the lake. The lake
Okay, my neighbors home residing to the right of me has a sail boat, and my neighbors home on the left has the equivalent of a tug boat. Both parties are avid "water loggers", because there is not one summer weekend that passes without the captains taking to the high sea.
By the end of the summer in 2011, the water levels were dangerously low at many Texas Lakes, and some were completely empty. Remember those images of Lake Travis near Austin? They had dry, cracked dirt where the water had existed before, and docks were left high and dry.
This year, much better!
Lake Sam Rayburn has seen steady traffic this weekend and more boaters are expected there today. I'v