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Aug 13, 2013 - The fun starts here

There's been a party here! Penny's cousins, husbands, children, and friends came Sunday and we had such a fun day with them. The wind returned, but not as stiff as it was Saturday so cousin John was able to get his jet ski in the water. Well, it turned into a jet ski taxi as all the kids wanted a ride and John is very accomodating that way! As always, Penny had food galore for the crowd...and everyone brings their contributions...and the sun played more out of the clouds than in. Lots of laughs today. Rich & Gary got out on the lake again...

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Aug 10, 2013 - Hurricane DeRuyter

It's been a fun-filled two days here at the Hughes' cottage. Penny's nephew, John, and his girlfriend Jen, arrived from New Jersey last evening to spend the weekend. Soon after, his brother and several other cousins & friends came over say hello. Once they were all gathered we all went to the DeRuyter Field Days, but sadly we were too late to see the lawn mower races! Oh, well...there's always next year. But we still had a good time walking around and taking advantage of the beer, salt potatoes and fried dough. This morning after...

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Aug 9, 2013 - I'm not going anywhere!

We drove down to DeRuyter reservoir yesterday and had no problem finding Gary & Penny's camp. The predicted rain didn't get the message, and we had blue skies for the drive. Such beautiful views, proud little villages, and prosperous dairy farms....I will always be proud to say, "I Love New York!" To say this cabin is "nice" would be the understatement of the year! It sits at the end of the lake with mountains on either side....cabins and boats surround the lake, fish are jumping, and neighbors friendly. I'm glad I had seen pictures before...

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