Friends' Summer Party at the Harrison’s Ranch: First Day, August 15, 4 p.m. to sunset, at Sue & Jim Harrison's land, Lorane Highway. Potluck dinner; bring the kids!! The vision for this blessed piece of forest has been not only a place of refuge for nature and a home for generations of the Hudson family, but also a place for Quakers to gather. Note: The Harrison's bridge is out; people will have to hike in a half mile over rough terrain. We might also contend with poison oak, yellow jackets, and heat, along with the beauty of the creek, the peaceful forest, and its resident nesting osprey.
How about that for an invite?
Bring the kids- poison oak AND yellow jackets?
Hiking through poison oak & yellow jackets, while carrying a potluck dish a half mile over rugged terrain..... who could resist?
Why not just say due to the fact the bridge is out, the Harrison's potluck has been canceled, because let's face it- if you have poison oak & multiple yellow jacket stings, the peaceful forest & beautiful creek are less appealing. Or- add this to the invitation--
Bring your epi pen* for yellow jacket stings, a cortisone injections for poison oak. Just sign a waiver @ the bottom of the hill, in case you are prone to anaphylactic shock.
The long lasting oozing & itching blisters from poison oak...
Anyone feel like going to this picnic???