Archive for April, 2011

Looking for Things to Do?

Tuesday, April 26th, 2011

I just got home from attending a planning meeting for WACKO, which stands for Waterford Area Canoe & Kayak Outing (not a support group for paddling nuts).  The event is scheduled for Saturday, August 6th, this year.  It’s a great event for all paddlers regardless of the type of boat you paddle or your skill […]

Weather Radios

Tuesday, April 19th, 2011

April in the Midwest brings thoughts of severe storms and tornado awareness drills.  A local Milwaukee television station has partnered with Walgreen’s in Southeast Wisconsin to promote and sell NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) weather radios at a discount.  These weather radios only cost around $30 and sound an alarm whenever the National Weather […]

Upcoming Seminars

Thursday, April 14th, 2011

I just wanted to get out a quick mention of some seminars that I will be doing in the next few weeks.  They are free and may be of interest to paddlers in the area of Southeast Wisconsin.  No pre-registration is needed. Tonight, April 14, 2011, I’m doing a seminar on “Useful Knots for Paddlers” […]

Cold Water Kills!

Monday, April 11th, 2011

I’ve been pretty busy lately teaching kayaking at some local high school physical education classes.  The teaching isn’t too hard, but all the boat loading, unloading, and gear hauling takes its toll on me physically, not to mention having to get up at 5am this week.  As a result, I haven’t gotten a blog posted […]

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