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Our lens focuses this issue on Tom and Vicky's kids, Lucas, Amie, and Isabella, in May, 2009, along with a splendid double rainbow. Here is Tom's account of the trip during which this photo was taken:

"We made our annual trek to the north woods from May 28 to 31. We went, as usual, to Lake Isabella in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW) in Minnesota, with a group of friends. I think there were a total of about 15 this year. We needed two campsites to fit everyone. The weather was cool and windy with a couple of storms blowing through Friday evening and night. Saturday was too windy to go out canoeing and fishing so we were forced to find a sheltered, sunny rock and sit around eating junk food most of the day - what a rough life. We got in Thursday evening just in time to get camp set up and have a large dinner of walleye and northern that had been caught by the fishermen (fisherpeople??) that had arrived before us. Fresh fish cooked on the campfire in the BWCAW - it doesn't get better than that. Friday there were multiple excursions by different groups to go out fishing. Luckily there are lots of people there that actually know how to fish (Vicky and me excluded) that are willing to take the kids out and teach them how. Vicky and I do take them out but any fish that are caught are done so by pure luck and very little skill. Thanks to Uncle Jake, Grandma Enid, John, Rhonda, Dave and Jerry for helping the kids fish. Also thanks to Dan for bringing Bill so our kids had someone else their own age to play with. All the kids managed to catch a few fish. I think Isabella caught the most (at least of our kids). Even Amie caught a few with her new Barbie fishing pole. All the kids even got in a little swimming in the cold lake - Brrrrrrrrrrrrrrr.

Like I said earlier, Friday afternoon we had quite a storm blow through quickly but after the rain we were treated to a double rainbow over the lake that looked like we should have been able to reach out about ten feet into the lake and find the pot of gold at the end of it. I guess the gold must have been at the other end though. We left Sunday morning with hardly a ripple on the lake."