Field Marshaling at the Oconee Cup

June 13, 2016 0

I’m not sure if the by-laws of the Oconee Cup require that it be held on the first really hot day of the summer or if the Old Farmer’s Almanac determines that the first really […]

Camping with Rodney

May 16, 2016 0

If you’re going to go camping, my recommendation is that you get to be friends with my buddy Rodney before you do. Rodney and I paddle down rivers together frequently, but we’ve never done an […]

The crime of the broken hanger

May 13, 2016 0

The miscreant came out of his brother’s room with a broken plastic hanger, and I lost my temper. House laws had been violated. I turned my venom upon 16-year-old Nathan: “Your mother, who washes your […]

Never a bad day on the river

March 15, 2016 0

On the Apalachee River between Price Mill Bridge and the US 441 bridge, there’s a little shoal where some big boulders push all the water in the river toward the right bank. It’s a pretty […]

Still useful on a river adventure

March 8, 2016 0

Robert asked to go down the river with me Sunday, and that’s not the sort of opportunity I’m likely to pass up. It could not have come at a better time. For the past week […]

A paddle-sized splinter in my toe

December 21, 2015 0

Back in July I started paddling rivers again. When I was a kid, I made a few trips down the Broad River and a couple of slow floats through the Okefenokee Swamp, and I paddled […]

A storm on the river

July 8, 2015 0

When my wife sent me a text message, we just happened to be on a spot on the river where the water is flat enough that I was willing to open the dry box. My […]

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