Race To The Dome – 10/2/2021

Race To The Dome is an annual race on the Missouri river that benefits Missouri River Relief. The race has 2 start points depending on how long of a race you’re interested in. This year, Danelle and Sonora signed up for the 27 mile route. We started off the day in St. Louis leaving our … Continue reading “Race To The Dome – 10/2/2021”

Disc Golf at Piasa Harbor – 8/20/2021

A couple weeks ago on a random motorcycle ride, I was riding a new area just taking in all the sites when I came across a disc golf course I didn’t realize was there. Fast forward to today and I decided it would be fun to play a round there. Danelle and her co-worker Hannah … Continue reading “Disc Golf at Piasa Harbor – 8/20/2021”

153rd Sunset Race 8/12/2021

This month we were super excited to go paddling. Only there was a strong storm forecast to come in right as we start. Just the same, I packed up the boats. Down at the river, I unloaded the boats just in case the storm passed. The canoe in the back is about 120 lbs, so … Continue reading “153rd Sunset Race 8/12/2021”

Summer Vacation – 2021

Vacation is a wonderful time to get away from your normal life. Sometimes its just not working and other times, you get the heck out of your normal surroundings and life a temporary but different life. This year, we had trouble deciding what we were going to do. Initially I wanted to do a trip … Continue reading “Summer Vacation – 2021”

Parents and Hannah come to St. Louis – 7/20/2021

My parents and Hannah came in from Kansas City to visit for the weekend. Like all visits, we spend lots of time in the house talking and catching up on each other’s lives.The came a few days before the weekend so Danelle and I still had to work. On the first evening they arrived, Mom … Continue reading “Parents and Hannah come to St. Louis – 7/20/2021”

Subordinate Paddle – 6/16/2021

We’ve been paddling a lot recently. Taking ourselves out and our friends. Today Danelle decided to take her subordinates out paddling. I’ll list the participants in the order of rank. 1. Danelle (BOSS) 2. Hannah (Employee) 3. McKenzie (Intern) 4. Hogan (Its me, a lowly husband and not important enough for a photo) Hannah and … Continue reading “Subordinate Paddle – 6/16/2021”

Water Double Date – 6/13/2021

We called up our good friends Kelly and Jeff and asked if they wanted to do a paddling double date on the Missouri river. I promised to bring all the supplies and do most of the work if they provided the company. I was quite surprised when they agreed. Of course I needed to make … Continue reading “Water Double Date – 6/13/2021”

Sunset Race – 6/11/2021

We had a great June Sunset Race. I was lucky enough to convince Danelle to paddle with me. We had other characters out there with us. This monthly gathering is such a great way to stay in touch with my paddling community! My lovely wife and I. Melissa and Eric Jo Jo and Eric Plus … Continue reading “Sunset Race – 6/11/2021”

Strawberry Syrup – 6/6/2021

We love home made strawberry jelly. We’ve made it before, but its been a few years. We recently went to a strawberry patch to pick them, but we were too late in the season. We purchased what strawberries they had left and brought them home. Then we invited Danelle’s parents over to help us make … Continue reading “Strawberry Syrup – 6/6/2021”