Today is the Day!!!

“Don’t look back, ooh a new day is breakin’. It’s been too long since I felt this way. I don’t mind ooh where I get taken. The road is callin’, today is the day.”-Boston I apologize for the lack of updates over the …

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Canoe & Kayak Magazine Article

Canoe & Kayak magazine ran a story on my adventure.  Enjoy. http://www.canoekayak.com/canoe/new-american-dream/

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Kingpin? Mules, Mike & Wajid

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“She don’t lie. She don’t lie. She don’t lie. Cocaine.”-Eric Clapton Thursday, November 6th A foggy morning.  A spectacular afternoon.  After a long two days dealing with dreary rain, the skies cleared to a perfect day on the Red.  It …

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Cold November Rain

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“‘Cause nothin’ lasts forever. Even Cold November Rain.”-GNR Monday, November 3rd A good day. I felt refreshed and made decent progress, I am almost to the 259 bridge and should pass it early tomorrow.  I understand it may rain on …

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New Boston, TX

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“Nobody on the road. Nobody on the beach. I feel it in the air, the summer’s out of reach. Empty lake, empty streets. The sun goes down alone.”-Don Henley Thursday, October 30th I left this morning into the thickest fog …

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Texas!!!

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“Your living our dream oh you on top. Thats how it happens living life by the drop.” (Dallas’ own)-Stevie Ray Vaughan Sunday, October 26th A better day. I am resigned to finishing the trip when I finish.  One bend at …

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Alone on The Red

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“Little by little, the time goes. Little by little, the days pass by. Little by little, the air clears.”-Robert Plant Wednesday, October 22nd I felt even better than yesterday.  My spirits improved when I found the local mini-mart.  I  lined …

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Shreveport

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“Take your time…don’t live too fast.  Troubles will come and they will pass.”-Lynyrd Skynyrd Saturday, October 18th As has been customary during the voyage, I shook off the “missing friend” blues and paddled on. My focus was to canoe 25 …

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Knack-A-Dish with Weller

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“You can quit if you want, and no one will care. But you will know for the rest of your life.” Ironman co-founder John Collins Tuesday, October 14th Vicki and I stayed at Howard and Linda’s and had an nice …

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4 days off

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Friday, October 10th-Monday, October 13th I think I picked the perfect time for a 4 day break. It rained all weekend. Hard. On Friday, Howard (my new bff), suggested going through all my equipment, doing laundry and cleaning my boat.  …

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