Sounds fun! Did you and Browner take a dog to help with the paddling?
We were planning on it initially but after a test run at DD11's cottage with two boats, she decided against it! With the heat, bugs, and portages, I think she thought it was the right decision!
It is hard to watch pooches fight bugs. It's one of the things we can't help them with. I'm sure they enjoyed their A/C at home and Browner enjoyed not worrying about them!