I actually did a lot of research about Lake Roosevelt, before we really got into paddling it. Map-of-Lake-Roosevelt-National-Recreation-Area. We planned on starting at the Northport boat launch, any further up sounded dangerous. The water moves quite a bit faster farther north, and the river is less wide. Lucky for us Floyd was available to drop us […]Read More The summer of paddle. II
I bought a canoe, for the girls and I. It was older, small, built-in the 70’s. I remember, I had to have my dad come pick it up with the truck. I was ecstatic, and so were the kiddos. We always had to borrow the truck to take out our canoe. Papa never minded, always […]Read More The beginning of the never ending paddle. I
I hate birthday party’s. I hate that here in America; on the weekend, we all sit and eat cake. To what celebrate, obesity, diabetes, your birthday? Why are most birthday parties scheduled on the weekend? Like, ohhh I could run off to Banff… But little so and so has her 3rd birthday at 2 pm […]Read More Dear America, I don’t want to go to your birthday party
Speaking of lessons learned… A few years ago the girls and I took an epic trip. We researched the remote hot springs up in northern Idaho. Took off for a week and had a great time! Most of these hot springs only required a couple of miles hiking. So we would usually end up camping near […]Read More It’s not bear repellent!