We were able to paddle out from a friend's house on the back or head waters of Lake Hartwell. Really, this and the Tugaloo River is the very beginning of the Lake. Yesterday, the temperatures were warm enough but the wind was, once again, ruthless! It seems like every time we paddle, we are paddling [...]
Sunset times are the best for being with the cows in Toccoa. There's a little hidden place where I go to "walk among the cows." The babies are curious but skittish. The adults will let me walk up to them, and they will even check out my camera. I'm very careful around the bulls. (Guess [...]
It has rained and rained and rained some more. This was our second paddle of the spring season, and we left from the back half of Lake Yonah. I think we all were determined to paddle and be outside. And while I'm just doing short trips, they are helping me see if I'll be able [...]
Needing to make a decision about the future and think I will take the road less traveled!
I keep taking people out to the Tugaloo Bend Heritage Park to see the area and how it has changed over these last few years. This is one of my favorite settings. It overlooks the river, and it is either on or near the Eastern Continental Divide. I know because I chose to take this [...]
Some people may ask, "What's the big deal? You go out on the river all the time with your kayak." But recently and especially over the last nine months, I haven't. In fact, this is the first time the kayak has hit the water since my operation and cancer diagnosis. In the beginning I was [...]