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July 4th at Streich's Beach

July 6, 2023

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4th of July at StreichsA July 4th Adventure: From Algae Woes to Streich's Delights

Introduction: On a kid-free July 4th, fate intervened in the form of a boating invitation from my buddy. Little did we know that our plans would take an unexpected twist, leading us on a comical adventure filled with algae, slippery ramps, and newfound friends. Grab your life jacket and join me on this humorous journey!

The Algae Chronicles: Excitement filled the air as my buddy and I embarked on his boat, heading towards Waverly Beach. But wait! Our phones buzzed with a text from boating friends, delivering the unfortunate news that Waverly Beach had turned into a slimy green monster, courtesy of an algae invasion. Yuck! We swiftly changed course and aimed for Oshkosh and Streich's.

The Slippery Ramp Shuffle: Our boat launched mission led us to the boat ramp on Mill Street, conveniently situated across from the old Pioneer building in Oshkosh. Now, picture this: the ramp was a comedy of slipperiness, challenging our agility and balance. But hey, a little slip here and there couldn't deter our adventurous spirits. We persevered, determined to conquer the ramp and get our boat afloat.

Hello, Streich's - Goodbye, Algae: Finally, with our boat successfully launched, we cruised towards Streich's, leaving the slimy algae of Waverly Beach in our wake. As we arrived, we were greeted by the sight of happy boaters and the delicious aroma of food grilling in the summer breeze. Ah, the sweet scent of victory over the algae invasion!

Friendship Ahoy! At Streich's, we had the pleasure of running into old friends, exchanging hearty laughs and stories from past boating misadventures. But the real gem of the day was the opportunity to make new friends. We met a colorful cast of characters, each with their own boating tales and quirks. Sharing jokes and swapping stories.

A Splashin' Good Time: As we spent the day basking in the sunshine, the waters of Lake Winnebago embraced us with clam seas.  It was simply a fun day.

Conclusion: July 4th turned out to be an unexpected blend of humor, friends, and triumph over slimy algae. Our journey from Waverly Beach's green nightmare to Streich's delightful oasis was filled with slip-ups and laughter. We met old friends, made new ones, and made so memories that will forever bring a smile to our faces. So, if life throws you algae, grab a friend, navigate the slippery ramps, and sail towards the laughter and joy that await you on the waters of Lake Winnebago!

I have a bunch of pictures for you to check out as well as a video slideshow of all the photos or you can see all the pictures on the Wiparty Boating Photo Gallery

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