Tag Archives: paddling

Baja Magic

I heard Christmas is coming up. I’m glad we hardly notice it here at our remote desert shore. All the elsewhere inescapable commercial effort to inspire festive feelings in this time is far away. Christmas decorations make me depressed. I … Continue reading

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When I go fishing in the morning

 -My life – somebody else’s death – A first little bit of light is just oozing up over the horizon when I wake up. I’ve never really checked the clock-time, but I know when it’s time. My body is still … Continue reading

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Running under water

Paddling a wild river in France. Reflections on self. – The kind of praise ego can’t handle – It was one of those summers in the early 80s when our enjoyment of physical activities was probably at its peak. Although … Continue reading

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Silent Messengers

 Close encounter with a whale while kayaking in Baja. – Paddling in the sky –   I was paddling from Mulegé to Loreto along the spectacular coast of the Sea of Cortez. The wind had died down the day before … Continue reading

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Healing Places

Finding peace at a remote beach in Baja. – A beach at the end of The Journey ? – ***  We are there again – here again. On the way down we tried to remember how many times we actually … Continue reading

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A Mississippi adventure

Drifting down the Mississippi on a self-built raft, crashing into a dam, and barely surviving. – The personal aspect and the essence of adventure –  * * * I hesitated for a brief moment when I pushed the raft off … Continue reading

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The Passport Trip – part 5

-5 journals of a summer trip through WA, OR, and CA in 2010- – Black River –  There is a “dream river” only a 3 hour drive from our home in Washington. The ultimate canoe paddle river. We found it … Continue reading

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