Canada to Key West Paddle – Day 32

Today proved to be very busy. When I awoke, the plan for the day was to just attach four pad eyes onto the kayak for the Topkayaker.com Knee Straps that will help me stabilize the kayak in bigger water, and if I’m really good, roll it. Then we’d run to the Supermarket and pick up my food for the next thirty days. Get back, pack up and head out tomorrow morning for the re-launch. Well that was the plan anyway.

Life after Death – Learning to live after loss

Learning how to live again after someone or something you love so deeply, has been torn from your life is a difficult to say the least. Some of us never quite recover; never move past that moment. Some have even died themselves immediately after such an event and I’m not taking about suicide, but natural causes, if Heartache is natural.

Canada to Key West Paddle – Day 42

Approaching her room, I found her in a wheelchair in her doorway. I asked her name and there she was. I introduced myself and she invited me in. We sat, talked for a moment and I asked her if I could record our conversation. She agreed and so it began.

To walk a mile in my shoes

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Canada to Key West Paddle – Day 51

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Eastbound – Day 1 /Crossing the Cascade Mountains

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