Tag Archives: kayak

The first paddle of the year

Paddles. Check. Doggie lifejacket. Check. Waterproof iPhone case. Check. A summertime-mindset in the middle of April. Double check. It’s going to be a paddling kind of summer, and I think my friends and I are totally on board — literally … Continue reading

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Kayaking the Mokelumne + Five Senses

  Happy Monday, friends. Did you have a lovely weekend, soaking up the sun and seeing all of your favorite people? It was refreshing for me in that kind of way. On Saturday afternoon, my friend Cindy and I took … Continue reading

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Kayaking at Spicer & Five Senses Monday

Hello, Monday. I took an extra long weekend and hit the road with my mountain-bound family caravan, my  dog on a big pile of blankets in the back sat and the kayak strapped on top. We had days full of … Continue reading

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Let kayak season begin!

Find links to these Polaroids here. Ah, kayaking. My heart really wants to paddle. I realized recently that last year by this time, I’d already pulled out the kayaks. Maggie and I took a trip up the Mokelumne River outside … Continue reading

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River Rats: Me & My Kayakin’ Dog

Sunday was Father’s Day, but it was also my dog Sara’s (named after the dinosaur on Land Before Time) third birthday. After a family barbecue, my sister and I tied two kayaks onto the top of my car and went … Continue reading

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First paddle/swim of the year

It was a perfect first paddle of the year. The Mokelumne was clear and beautiful. The sun proved its power in the form of sunburns. Cows, geese and red eared slider turtles were also out enjoying the water along the … Continue reading

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Journaling every thrill, chill and spill

For my birthday, my friend Maggie gave me a great gift, a kayaking journal. She said it reminder her of me because it combines two of my favorite things: Kayaking and writing. I can’t wait to fill out each page, … Continue reading

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