2014 Great Lakes Titanic Society Picnic

The traditional group photo. In front are (L-R) Bobbie, Mary Ann and Craig. In back are (L-r), Helen, Bob, Paul, Ruth and

The traditional group photo. In front are (L-R) Bobbie, Mary Ann & Craig. In back are (L-R), Jean & John, Helen, Bob, Paul & Ruth and their visiting friend.

The 2014 picnic had a smaller crowd than in some past years, but was still an enjoyable event, and, as usual, a beautiful sunny day on the Lake Erie beach. Our usual spot under the trees offers shade but a nice view of the lake. Photos by Craig and Mary Ann.

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Our view of Lake Erie and the beach.

The view of Lake Erie and the beach from our picnic spot. The ubiquitous seagulls are lined up on the sand, with a sailboat out on the water behind them. It was a great day to be sailing.

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Craig and John check out some photos John brought to share.

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Bobbie admires the flames that will soon be cooking our burgers and hot dogs.

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“I’m tellin’ ya, it was THIS big!” Not sure if Bob is telling John about a fish or the Titanic …

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Jean Uhle gets some snacks ready — cheese and tomato slices. Mmmm …

Bobbie keeps a healthy distance from the flames.

Bobbie keeps a healthy distance from the flames while demonstrating proper lighter fluid technique.

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John, Helen and Bob chat under the trees.

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John & Jean and Mary Ann get things ready for the picnic. That looks like a really nice tomato, Jean!

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Burgers on the grill. Yum!


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