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Duck Island Race - on equal footing

I didn’t win this time, not only because I wasn’t in a tandem racing boat with someone that actually knows what they’re doing, but also because I choose a heavy boat in order to stay upright during the race. 273 more words


Dinner at Bongos, Green Lake

We came here after looking around Phinney Ave for something Seattle-y to gift to our friends in Vancouver. Couldn’t find a thing! Also, everything there closes by 7pm or something, so almost everything was closed. 320 more words


A few favorites: Seattle parks

December 2014…Phillip and I pack up our Wallingford apartment and bid Washington goodbye, heading south to the San Francisco Bay Area. A homecoming six years in the making, I now find myself a born-again Californian, re-learning my way around town and pining for the Pacific Northwest (pun intended). 1,154 more words


What do you do to unwind after work?

Even going on the same relatively small lake 2 to 3 times a week paddling doesn’t get boring. 

Being on the water is calm in itself, and it forces you to concentrate on your balance instead of dwelling on the problems of the day (or what you still have to cook for dinner tonight). 108 more words


Kayak war tactics

The plan was to bump the man in yellow out of his boat, knowing he wouldn’t be able to get back in unaided, so we could get his boat back. 186 more words


Blogging my way to a bigger family, and a road trip with Richard-Thompson-Who-Loves-Me

I’m going to veer off the straight-up Revolution track a bit and talk about the second of a pair of recent family-related road trips.

There was the Revolution Reunion Road Trip (3RT) from July 29th to August 4th. 958 more words