I asked Bernie in passing if I could borrow his 4 person aluminum boat for the South Dakota Kayak Challenge. He surprised me by saying yes. So I was going to pick up the boat from him with a test float. He agreed to go out with myself and my kids for the test paddle.… Continue reading Paddle With Bernie – 5/7/2017
So one day after my last outing on the flooded Meramec river (yesterday) and its risen several feet! I went out with Corvin to check it out. Parking was quite different as the parking lot I was in yesterday is under about 8 feet of water! We were out about an hour, look at the… Continue reading Meramec Flood 5/1/2017
The Meramec is flooding to record levels again. Here is the first of three outings documenting it. This one is with JoJo, Andy, and myself. Since we parked in a flooded area, we always stayed in site of the cars to make sure we could have a quick exit.
I promise, this is the last of my insanely frequent visits to the Meramec River in Valley Park. I took the kids earlier in the day to see it and I just wanted to paddle it myself. So I went out to the river with my kayak! Hogan Haake
This was our last night without the kids. We decided to go out on a date together. I wanted to go out to the St. Charles area for dinner. For a change of scenery and to see the Missouri River Flooding. Danelle didn’t want to go there due to traffic. So we ended up going… Continue reading Date Night – 6/19/2015
The Meramec river was up a bunch. In fact, it was flooding and still rising. Danelle, JoJo and I decided to meet at the river for dinner and a paddle. We brought the pizza and she the beer. After a quick meal and conversation with a fellow paddler, we were ready to paddle. I placed… Continue reading Paddle with Jo – 8/18/2015