Sumaiya - Went Boating
October 15, 2005: Went boating with my friends on Lewisville Lake. This is my brother, Zaeen.
August 28th, on my wedding anniversary, we had gone boating at the same lake. Our boat had run out of gas and the meter was out of order. It was around 9pm: it was a dark night and lightning flashed near the horizon from time to time. We tried rowing to the shore...called 911 and they said they couldn't help! Finally one of us tried to swim to the shore for help. He got down from the boat and figured out that the water was shallow enough to walk! So...my husband and two other friends walked to the shore...walked miles through an abandoned property, got chased by dogs, etc. and reached the highway. Another friend was called and asked to meet them with gas. The three came back with gas around midnight. We had lost our way to the private boat ramp which happened to be unlit! Another friend on the shore shone his car headlights and his beacon brought us back to shore...around 3am!