My hardy tripod is built for such circumstances and there was a very handy tree branch to hold my supply pack above the water. Carefully so as not to dump the setup into the drink, I got paints, brushes, canvas, etc ready to go.
Look at the pretty scene before me:
I will look at it again in a few days with fresh eyes and do some tweaking, but so far I feel like I'm on the right track! Thank you so much for reading my blog!!