Kayaking with My Pup

I took my little rescue pup kayaking at Smith Mountain Lake, Virginia.

Tina Marie is my little rescue pup. I adopted her a couple years ago. Tina Marie is my little rescue pup. I adopted her a couple years ago.

She loves riding in the kayak and is an excellent navigator. She loves riding in the kayak and is an excellent navigator.

The flowering trees are beautiful. The flowering trees are beautiful.

View of the lake View of the lake

Approaching Smith Mountain Approaching Smith Mountain

She has the best seat in the kayak. She has the best seat in the kayak.

Lake House Lake House

My little princess My little princess

Lake House Lake House

The water was calm. The water was calm.

Reflection Reflection

Tina Marie spots something in the water. Tina Marie spots something in the water.

Lake House Lake House

Kayaking with my pup Kayaking with my pup

She loves having her picture taken. She loves having her picture taken.

Lake House Lake House

Ending our morning tour of the lake Ending our morning tour of the lake

Smith Mountain Lake State Park

I drove to Smith Mountain Lake State Park and took a few pictures. It is a peaceful and scenic part of Smith Mountain Lake, Virginia.

Welcome Center Welcome Center

Redbud blooms Redbud blooms

Amphitheater Amphitheater

Lake View Lake View

Tobacco Barn Tobacco Barn

Close-up of Tobacco Barn Close-up of Tobacco Barn

Boating Boating

Lake View Lake View

This nest site is home to Osprey This nest site is home to Osprey

Hiking Trail Bridge Hiking Trail Bridge

Jet Skiing Jet Skiing

Discovery Center Discovery Center

Lake View Lake View

Lake View Lake View

Fishing Pier Fishing Pier

Dock Dock

View of the Beach View of the Beach

Camping Area Camping Area

Cabin at Camping Area Cabin at Camping Area

Tobacco Barn Tobacco Barn

Friends at Smith Mountain Lake

The best times are spent with friends. It was so nice visiting Jim and Catherine last weekend. They recently moved from Northern Virginia to retire at the lake.

1-web Noah worked with Catherine. He visited Jim and Catherine and helped move furniture.

2-web Phil worked with Catherine. They have been friends for 19 years.

3-web Catherine, Phil and Jim

4-web We are sitting in their living room and love their view.

5-web It was a nice surprise seeing the trees flowering in their neighborhood.

6-web View of the lake from the dock

7-webAnother view of the lake

Smith Mountain Lake Kayaking

These pictures were taken while kayaking with my rescue pup at Smith Mountain Lake, Virginia.

Tina Marie is my little rescue pup. She is also an excellent navigator. Tina Marie is my little rescue pup. She is also an excellent navigator.

I love looking at the lake houses. This one is the Coryell House. I love looking at the lake houses. This one is the Coryell House.

The Kellstrom House The Kellstrom House

A view of Smith Mountain A view of Smith Mountain

Pretty place Pretty place

The water was calm. The water was calm.

My happy pup My happy pup

This is another nice place. This is another nice place.

Impressive boat dock Impressive boat dock

Tina Marie has the best seat in the kayak. Tina Marie has the best seat in the kayak.

Another pretty place Another pretty place

She is very alert. She is very alert.

Loving the spring-like weather Loving the spring-like weather

Heading home Heading home