Blue Moon Paddle to the Spit July 31

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Blue Moon Paddle to the Spit July 31

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I'll post this, but it is an annual Turkey Tradition, with a twist. This month on Friday. July 31 there is a rare blue moon - which is the second full moon in the month. It lines up well for a full moon paddle to the Spit in Norwell.

Low tide is around 6:30PM, with sunset and moonrise both at 8:03 PM. Turkeys usually flock to the Spit, dinner and drinks in hand, on the last of the ebb tide and paddle back on the incoming tide after dark. Always a fun event.

Last year, someone even thought to bring some Midnight Moon.
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I am not organizing this, but may attend if I can get my boat down to the Driftway. (No racks on my new car.)

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Mark, if I go, I can give your boat a ride.
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Mark,
Do you really mean the spit in Scituate?
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I'm hoping to make it!
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Chip wrote:Mark, if I go, I can give your boat a ride.


Thanks, Chip. I am thinking Kate may want to do this, in which case I am all set. :wink:
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Ken R wrote:Mark,
Do you really mean the spit in Scituate?


Right. Yep. Scituate. :oops:
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Pencil Sue and I in for this. I hosey pasta salad.
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Kate is indeed interested so I will cart Mark and his boat to the (Scituate) put-in. Weather-dependent, of course.
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I will bring some fruit salad.
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I guess I am thinking about a 6:00 -6:30 launch time? Does that generally work for everyone?

Be sure to bring headlamps for the paddle back.
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I think I will come and will plan to bring a watermellon.
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I will be there.

Will bring the usual.
Chicken wings.

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I'll bring some cheese and crackers.
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I invited Russ Ellis to join us and he is going to try to make it. Russ can represent Bea who is almost always on these paddles.
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Chip wrote:Good call Norm

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I will be there
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Dalerks wrote:I will be there




Are you bringing homemade cookies, Joe???

Everyone,

I have some paper plates, bowls and plastic forks and spoons.

Can someone please bring a tarp, if you have one?

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Tracey, I can bring a tarp for our "tablecloth". It sounds like the brownie bites I brought last year might fit the menu. Maybe another appetizer. Need to go shopping.
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Mark wrote:Tracey, I can bring a tarp for our "tablecloth". It sounds like the brownie bites I brought last year might fit the menu. Maybe another appetizer. Need to go shopping.



Thanks, Mark!
That would be awesome.

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I'm bringing brownies.
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Well no one brought moonshine, but at least there was a Blue Moon.
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hahahahahahahahahahahahaha!!!!
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Great pics of a great evening with a great bunch of people.
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What Joy said!!!

Absolutely beautiful pictures, Ron.

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