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Remembering Doug

Friday, October 30th, 2009

On the night of October 19, 2009, Doug Winter went missing on Lake Superior while out kayaking.  I waited a long time to write this blog and it is still kind of difficult for me to compose my thoughts.  Doug was a friend and kayaking companion.  Somehow, writing this post means that I am admitting […]

Living the Dream

Sunday, June 28th, 2009

If you read any of the sea kayaking magazines, you probably have seen the stories about Freya Hoffmeister’s attempt to be the second person and the first woman to circumnavigate Australia in a kayak (Paul Caffyn completed the feat in 1982).  It is an impressive challenge and a big accomplishment if she pulls it off, […]

Trying Something New or Give Something Back

Tuesday, May 12th, 2009

OK, so the economy is pretty sluggish and we’re all tightening our belts.  My husband is facing his second layoff in less than six months.  Most of us are scaling back plans for big trips and vacations.  That doesn’t have to mean that this will be a dull, gloomy, unremarkable year.  Try something new!  I […]

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