Any Boat In A Storm
You know, I’ve been thinking that I need a canoe. Well, no. I don’t. But every time I think I’m going to go paddle, my poor pup gives me the look that says, “You’d really go do something without me?”.. Then the guilt sets in, and I grab the leash instead. Yarg. Between that and my hot, new bike, I’m lucky to get on the water at all. The upside is that it’s all good. Any boat in a storm as they say! The biggest issue these days isn’t how we stay active, it’s just that we find anyway to stay active.
Meanwhile Kelly Blades & David Johnston of PaddleInstructor.com feel the need to prove they not only had the ability to speak, but could also record it, have offered up this new podcast. They call it Kayak Mainline. Now, personally I always thought recording yourself and calling it a “Podcast” was some weird reference to Invasion of the Body Snatchers.. Now I’m sure of it. Here’s the David’s announcement of the new venture. (No, it doesn’t mention pod creatures taking over your mind, but you can read between the lines. This is dangerous stuff.)
O.K. Looks like time for me to load up the kayak for my first official “Rutabaga” sea kayaking lesson of the year. That first class of the year is always fun, but a bit shaky.. I usually forget something really important, dress for the wrong weather, and forget my standard euro paddle which of course means I turn out 5-6 new Greenland Paddlers by accident.. and you KNOW we can’t have that.
Barry, thanks for the comments and you’re linked. (If you’re a Wisconsin Paddler, check out Miles Paddled by the way.)
Oh, and Sara Outen wherever you are, I’m really glad your safe!
Time for driving music…