Thanks to a generous invitation, last weekend I attended my first (but probably not my last) Wilderness Paddlers Gathering. Begun in March 1993 during “a blizzard of historic proportions,” this annual event has become a tradition at the Hulbert Outdoor Center in Fairlee, Vermont. 375 more words
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Yes, Orchard Road is very mainstream, and not quite as cool as, say, Tiong Bahru. But if you’re a shopaholic through and through, nothing beats taking the lift down from your apartment and instantly being in the heart of our nation’s most famous and largest shopping belt. 38 more words
Aqua-Bound, who manufactures quality U.S.-made paddles in Osceola, Wisconsin, recently invited me to collaborate on a blog post about my thru-paddle and book.
A long paddling expedition is built of many components, both within the paddler and without. 124 more words
It’s never hard to feel grateful at Thanksgiving time. Beyond the blessings of family, friends, and the start of the Christmas season, there are five days off from school. 269 more words