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Empty Space

A new challenge 52 WEEKS PHOTO CHALLENGE:WEEK 31 – EMPTY SPACE “I am not even sure how to start this post after so long without posting anything or writing anything.. A lot has happen in the last month or so.. … Continue reading

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Among The Clouds

Somewhere in the rising warm air topped by fair-weather cumulus clouds a lone Bald Eagle is soaring. I know he’s up there, saw him recently, but when I glanced away for a short while to get my lunch I lost … Continue reading

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Smooth as glass

As usual Cee issued a great challenge, Things That Are Smooth, so a quick look back in the archives to a blace I’d like to return to, Kayaking on the Great Dismal Swamp. I took these two photos on “The … Continue reading

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Bench Series: October – Loaded Bench

Is it all there Once I’m on the water it’s too late. for TRAVEL WORDS Bench series #40

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Skinning a QAJAQ part 2

Way back a March of 2014 I had a post about re-skinning a Qajaq (kayak) a Greenland style “Skin-on-frame” boat. Yes it consists of a wooden frame covered with some fabric. The original boats would have been covered with Seal … Continue reading

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Aladdin and Miss Suzzie

I could start this “Once Upon A Time” but I think not. So how do I start this? A long while ago Blue Crabs, Oysters and Rockfish were plentiful on the Chesapeake Bay. That’s when the water was cleaner than … Continue reading

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A few days Off The Grid

Have you ever wanted to spend a few days Off The Grid? Would you call a fast channel crossing a cruise? We did both! Aboard the Capt. Jason II we crossed the Tangier Sound in the Chesapeake Bay to Smith … Continue reading

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On the Water on the 4th

The heavy work finished last night, the racks installed and the kayaks loaded. The gear bags sorted, and everything checked.we were ready for the Fourth of July. So when the morning dawned and the Weather Underground forecast was for sun … Continue reading

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A short paddle up the Potapsco

One way to guarantee good weather is to have many weather sites bookmarked at home, and many weather apps on your mobile devices. Then just pick the one that looks the best. Easy! If you are kayaking, as I was … Continue reading

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Skinning a QAJAQ

Re-Sklinning a QAJAQ Yes, I spelled it correctly – in Greenland. A couple of weeks ago I had the chance to help reskin an old Qajaq. This is about the 4th skin on this frame,. the owner isn’t really sure … Continue reading

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