Smith Mountain Lake

My sisters traveled to Smith Mountain Lake and enjoyed the day in a rented boat. They also paid us a surprise visit.

Smith Mountain Lake My sisters paying us a surprise visit

Smith Mountain Lake My sisters at our dock

Smith Mountain Lake This pup’s name is Buddy.

Smith Mountain Lake It was great seeing my niece’s kids, Sandi and Jaymz.

Smith Mountain Lake Sid was the boat’s captain. He caught this fish off our dock.

Smith Mountain Lake Teresa caught this whopper.

Smith Mountain Lake Sandi relaxing on the dock

Smith Mountain Lake Teresa and Sid in the boat

Smith Mountain Lake My neighbor, Paulette, came down to her boat to visit.

Kayaking with my Rescue Pup at Smith Mountain Lake

I took my rescue pup kayaking with me this morning to see the high water level at Smith Mountain Lake. The docks are flooded.

Smith Mountain Lake My little girl loves riding in the kayak.

Smith Mountain Lake High water level

Smith Mountain Lake The docks are flooded.

Smith Mountain Lake It was calm when we kayaked early this morning.

Smith Mountain Lake Flooded docks

Smith Mountain Lake I love looking at the lake houses while kayaking.

Smith Mountain Lake High water level

Smith Mountain Lake She is alert.

Smith Mountain Lake High water level

Smith Mountain Lake Kayaking towards Smith Mountain

Smith Mountain Lake This dock is flooded.

Smith Mountain Lake Boat near the dam

Smith Mountain Lake A nice view of Smith Mountain. The water was calm.

Smith Mountain Lake My happy girl

Smith Mountain Lake This lake house also has a flooded dock.

Smith Mountain Lake My alert navigator

Smith Mountain Lake Pretty view of the lake

Smith Mountain Lake I stopped to talk to this nice couple. They also own a Chihuahua and loved my rescue pup.

Smith Mountain Lake Heading home

Smith Mountain Lake Fish swimming on the dock. I have never seen that before.

Athens Corner Grill Open For Business

We drove to Roanoke to get tires for the car. Afterwards, we stopped by Athens Corner Grill and picked up our lunch. It was nice seeing people out while practicing social distancing.

Athens Corner Grill We called in our order before we left and picked it up at this Greek restaurant.

Athens Corner Grill We had gyros with fries. This one has beef & lamb.

Athens Corner Grill We had Baklava for dessert.

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