Cardboard creativity on the high seas of Lake Ellyn

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A quartet of Boy Scouts, two mustachioed, prepare to set sail at the 20th Annual Lake Ellyn Cardboard Regatta. At a glance, these fellas look like the cast of Stand by Me.

Boy ScoutsThe English major in me liked this Thoreau-inspired boat best, a paddle stroke ahead of the highly inspired S.S. Udderly Dead Cow (the image for which I had to piece together using two photographs).