Backyard Birding

Backyard wildlife is a bit more interesting (and bigger) here on the river!

The Penultimate Paddle

I thought it would be my last kayak outing of the year, but it turned out not to be. It might not even stay the penultimate paddle, but I like the alliteration┬áso it's staying. These are my rules, I make 'em up. Last year I don't think I did much in the way of foliage... Continue Reading →

Undammed!

Or how to get over beaver dams in your kayak without going swimming! Sometimes my inner slacker tries to get the upper hand. A while back in August I decided to rack up the kayak and put it in the water. Even that much I had to talk myself into since the rack wasn't even... Continue Reading →

Kayaking season

Woo hoo! I can't believe I waited so long to buy a kayak. Seriously, I love it. On quiet water is such a wonderful place to be. I seek out less frequented ponds, lakes and rivers. Avoiding powerboats as much as possible. I like to slip into side channels or very shallow spots and await... Continue Reading →

Two by water

While out the other day I spent a little time on the shore of a beaver pond. It seems lately that there are more and more of them around, creating lakes and overflowing vernal pools. Sometimes they can be nuisances, but beavers evolved to be successful in their niche, and they are part of how... Continue Reading →

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