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He will be our sherpa for this trip.
"Timmy! Josh! Stop scratching that poison ivy rash!"
"We can't help it, Miss McGillicutty."
"Shh! Stand up straight! Here comes Mr. Beedon now."

Nikon D70s
1/160s f/9.0 at 70.0mm full exif

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Hernan E. Enriquez25-Dec-2013 03:04
Is that what they mean when they sat Nikons have a blue color cast?
beingme21-Oct-2013 04:11
OMG! I'm still laughing! I just think you have WAY too much fun!!!
Norman Richard15-Aug-2013 12:15
I think some are asking for the bathroom! V
KG11-Apr-2010 04:19
really cool shot! love the reflection
Ali Majdfar24-Mar-2010 14:28
What a fabulous capture! ~V
bill friedlander22-Mar-2010 18:48
Lovely shot of the kids and their reflection. Enjoyed the back and forth of the comments.
maggie_falconi22-Mar-2010 01:11
Great capture, nice reflections and a wonderful story!!
Bernard Bosmans21-Dec-2009 08:49
They say, patience will be rewarded. Funny shot and title.
Marcia Colelli07-Dec-2009 03:04
Great title and nice capture, I like the reflection V
John Cooper22-Nov-2009 21:23
I just love the title.
Norman Richard17-Aug-2008 05:46
Has Mr. Breedon sunk in the lake? :)
Peter Sussex09-Jul-2008 20:48
Amazing scene, brings back memories of trips we made with the class.
alfredo camba jr.21-Apr-2008 08:28
Very beautiful and interesting image. Nice viewpoint & reflection. Vote!
Steve Ainsworth13-Feb-2008 19:56
"Yea, you can't miss Mr. Beedon--he's the guy in the silly hat and pink outfit."
mathilda williams13-Feb-2008 02:32
made me smile :)
Ann Cleeves12-Feb-2008 13:24
Very amusing...seems like there's a lot of folks itching here! Clever shot. too.
Guest 12-Aug-2007 21:41
Randy Carter
Excellent work v
Jason Anderson09-Aug-2007 01:06
Children of the willow. Camp counselor is the job I am the least qualified for, after wet nurse.
Did I hear something about Dave and 50 pounds of something in a 40 pound bag?
Fabienne11-May-2007 22:39
Une photo ingénieuse qui joue avec les reflets, c'est excellent.
TimA13-Dec-2006 01:37
I haven't commented on this before? Don't know why - I've definately viewed it and found it very funny. Still do!
Soenda03-Nov-2006 05:14
Ms. McGillicutty? That's a name I haven't heard in years. Was that one of Lucy's personas? I think our mom used to call us that.

Your photo is so effective that I have hives rising on my arms as I write. Geesh, Teach!
Ron Horloff28-Sep-2006 22:16
A great capture, with nice colors and reflections. And turtles!
marie-jose wolff26-Aug-2006 10:07
I love this picture, great colors and beautiful reflection.
Dan Chusid20-Aug-2006 19:34
: )
Dave Beedon15-Jul-2006 08:10
Larry, the "pink" exhortation is a ruse. All along I have advocated that John alone wear pink, and only when involved in a clandestine hand-off of sensitive information between clever undercover couriers engaged in planning for The Battle. Pink clothing here would be inappropriate for that reason. Besides, pink would upset the color balance of this scene.
John Cooper14-Jul-2006 11:05
Tell them to wear pink clothes, Dave will be over at the speed of light, or faster.
1moremile14-Jul-2006 01:32
Thanks, Lee. I forgot those turtles were there. I took a separate shot of them alone and of course it stunk so it won't be posted.
LeeG14-Jul-2006 01:28
Dunk them in the pond with the Snaping Turtles. Those Turtles on that dock need a Kid Particle Snack.
1moremile13-Jul-2006 00:35
Mr. Braden does not own 50 pounds of anything.
dan dunn12-Jul-2006 22:11
Kids are so dogs like 'em though {But I feed them dry food instead...}
Dave Beedon12-Jul-2006 17:44
The reference to a person carrying a pack would be more appropriately used to instill in these future explorers the need to shoulder one's own load. Group leaders have a responsibility to support such a practice.
"OK, kids, watch how Mr. Braden willingly picks up his 50-pound pack full of picnic supplies and PBase images."
1moremile12-Jul-2006 02:42
Oh, great. I don't want those duties either. I will leave that up to Tian. I don't need poison ivy either.
Dave Beedon12-Jul-2006 02:22
I am already weighted down with more than enough equipment and do not intend to carry the load of any child who scratches poison ivy rashes or does not pay attention or slouches or wears light blue clothing. I have brought Mr. Braden with me to attend to the sherpant duties. (Yes, I made up that word.)
Wei O'Connell12-Jul-2006 00:49
Love this picture and the story. Excellent work.
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