A Day Trip At The Lake House Essay

825 Words Sep 15th, 2015 4 Pages
There is nothing more peaceful than being on a lake. It is a tradition in my family to spend summers at the lake house. My aunt and uncle had this awesome lake house that was actually on and island and you had to take a short boat ride to access it. Being on the lake, water skiing was a popular activity. Everyone in the family did it, cousins, aunts, uncles, even my grandfather! For several summers I had tried to water ski, but I could never get the hang of it. The appeal of knowing how to lured me in to learn. It was a big deal for me that I could water ski. I had tried and tried, but a would always fail miserable. So in the summer of 08’ I was determined to do it. The whole family was getting to together for a big cookout and day on the lake. The weather was perfect that day. The sun was glistening off the water and there was a warm breeze. Perfect for water skiing. For the most part of the day my older cousins, Ben and Drew, had been water skiing. I was able to hop in the boat a few times and tag along for the ride. It was awesome. We took a break for lunch, the classic hamburgers and hot dogs. While we were sitting at the picnic table my uncle asked me if I wanted to try next. I was hesitant because the last few times I had attempted, it was a big mess and tons of water went up my nose. I would have to wear those stupid small skies that were tied together because everyone thought it would help you get used to wearing the skies. In all, they were really just…

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