Hello, I am Lison Poirette. If you usually read those reports, you probably recognized my last name. I am Jules’s sister, and we live in southern France. I got to Traverse City two weeks ago to visit my brother, improve my English skills, live new experiences and meet new people. Jules told me a lot about his canoe trips with Lois and John. So when I was told that they were going to bring me on one of those adventures, I got very excited. We went kayaking on the South Branch of the AuSable River. The weather was perfect and the 9 of us had a great trip. I met a lot of great people and that was great to see the wildlife, but also the different people using the river. We saw a kingfisher, a deer and several fishermen. And to finish this amazing day, we all got ice cream. A big thanks to Lois and John for bringing me on one of their journeys and thank you to everybody who showed up.
See you soon hopefully.
Note from editor: Attendees were Lison, Julie (her Michigan "mom"), Lois & John, Donna & Tom, Gerald & Sue and Bob (Lison called him "Robert" with a delightful French accent!)
Photos by John
Lison and Sue
Tom (partially hidden), Julie, Lison & Lois
Gerald and Susan
Lison from the back
Lois, Tom, Bob