Archive for date: June 4th, 2009

June 1st Through The 3rd Nottoway Trip

04 Jun
June 4, 2009

I spent the 1st through the 3rd on the Nottoway above Cypress Bridge this week. The water was 6 ft. on the USGS gauge, fast, clear and 79 degrees. Trash was not too bad. I picked up a full bag of which a lot were glass bottles.
I had Moonpie cremated so I took her ashes with me on this trip. There are several beaches on this part of the river that were some of her favorite places. So I stopped at these spots and turned her loose one more time. I actually did this without crying and really felt an odd sense of happiness come over me after releasing her. I felt like she was suddenly really there right beside me again on the river. I had no idea at that moment just how true that feeling would turn out to be.
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