A Better Man than I

This post may not be the most adventerous post I have ever written. It also may not be the most meaningful to others. To me though, it is one I couldn't let go without writing about and adding to my Big Adventure. For those of you who either know me or who have followed along … Continue reading A Better Man than I

My Realization

A few weeks ago, I started a paddle down the Scioto River that I always wanted to take. Ever since my buddy Sam and I first paddled this river in Columbus after college, a piece of me has always wanted to finish this paddle the rest of the way to the Ohio River and head … Continue reading My Realization

Independence Moon

"What town comes next I don't know I lost track of the exit signs long ago But I finally feel free Nowhere I need to be" ~Independence Moon So often on my journey and travels I have talked about people I have met or who have inspired me. One guy that never gets quite enough … Continue reading Independence Moon

It’s go time!

I'm Baaaaccckkkkk!!! Well almost. In fact in T-minus 3 days. I'm so excited to once again get back on the water to the new adventures, new experiences and hopefully many new friends along the way! First and foremost though before launching, there are definitely a few people I have to mention before I head back … Continue reading It’s go time!

Looking for More

"Maybe there's more than the treasures we secure That become heavy chains, to sink us in tidal waves." ~Brian Fallon It sounds cliche so often when people say that life is more than money. It's more than just accumulating things and what you do for a living that defines who you are. The reason it's … Continue reading Looking for More

Ol King Cole and Other Tales

"Ol King Cole was a merry old soul..." And a truer phrase could not have been spoken. But we will get to King and friends in a second. 1st we have to back track to Saturday. Saturday was Day 67 and after a great night in the Nordhouse Dunes it was off to Ludington. Little … Continue reading Ol King Cole and Other Tales

None But the Brave

"Who's that man who thinks He can decide, whose dreams will live And whose shall be pushed aside" ~Bruce Springsteen Today is Independence Day. A day that is always filled with barbecues, ball games, fireworks and American Flags galore. It's a celebration of our country's freedoms and the dream as stated by our founding fathers … Continue reading None But the Brave

The Rainbow Connection

"My hope is to leave the world a little better for having been there. ~Jim Henson" Since I was little, I have always been fascinated by dreamers. It started with a little frog voiced by the incredible Jim Henson, singing a simple song about dreaming beyond what others just call illusions. Hearing songs from John … Continue reading The Rainbow Connection

The Walt Grace

"And for once in his life, it was quiet;     As he learned how to turn in the tide." About 3 years ago, I road tripped to Pensacola Beach. There for the 1st time I saw something that captivated me, and I knew right then and there..."I have to get one of those". It … Continue reading The Walt Grace