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I had been paddling on Lake Cunningham twice in as many weeks, so I decided it was time to give our little backyard lake another try. Large snapping turtles and burrowing water rodents had made a mess of our bank, so I really don’t have a good canoe/kayak launch anymore. Also, the siltation has gotten [...]
In case you haven’t noticed, I love to paddle. My preference is for moving water, but a nice flatwater paddle on a river or lake can be fun, too. I started this obsession when I was about fifteen, running the Enoree River with my high school buddies in an army surplus inflatable raft that had [...]
I resolve not to have any online pity-parties about getting braces. Millions of people get these things and seem to get along just fine. Millions of others have much more serious problems, to which this pales in comparison. I’ll make these comments, then be done with it, unless something unusual happens. Here’s what I’ve noticed [...]
Strange sensations coming over me Something I can’t explain Suddenly there’s an endless void where I used to keep my brain I gotta see a doctor, but I’m too wasted to phone one Wanna customize my van and I don’t even own one Ah, ah, ah, Oh! I’m turning into a heavy metal head Ah, [...]
The Smithsonian Institute is the latest organization to begin posting photos on Flickr. There are currently just under 900 photographs available. The majority of this are historic photos. There is a set of scientists and inventors, a set of famous artists, and a couple of sets devoted to various American cultures. One set focuses on [...]