"Herbert was a minor official notorious for his limited and rigid patterns of thought.” - First Officer Spock, from the original Star Trek episode “The Way to Eden” We should tackle reality in a slightly jokey way, otherwise we miss its point. – … [Continue reading] about Sea Kayaking Personalities: Are YOU a Herbert?
Editor’s Note: So much happened during this retreat we’ve decide to make it a triplicity. This is Part One, The Wave in the Cave! From the Captain's Log: The plan was to do about a 3 mile paddle in and set up camp before dark. Scott was in … [Continue reading] about Tsunami Retreat 2017 Part One – The Wave in the Cave
My good friend Moulton Avery of the National Center for Cold Water Safety mentioned recently that perhaps it was time to revisit the Sea Conditions Rating System (SCRS) on this website. Since the sea is dangerous and unpredictable, I think he's … [Continue reading] about SCRS – The Sea Conditions Rating System
As many of you know, Southern Oregon is on fire. For nearly the entire month of August, the Rogue Valley has been filled with smoke from multiple forest fires in the surrounding areas. Even the coast has been smoky because of the fire in Brookings. … [Continue reading] about Extreme Smoke – The Getaway
Naturally I was devastated when my late husband died, but one of the things that really had me exercised was how the heck I was going to get kayaks on and off the truck by myself. It might sound silly to some, but I’m short, the rack is high, and the … [Continue reading] about Balance, Momentum, and Leverage: How to Get a 25’ Kayak Off A Truck By Yourself