Winter Paddle – 12/4/2020

I had some vacation days to burn or I would loose them. Danelle wasn’t available, so I called JoJo. She was available and we prepared for an adventure. We decided to paddle from Route 66 state park back to Greentree park where we normally paddle from. Just upstream from Sherman Beach access, there is a … Continue reading “Winter Paddle – 12/4/2020”

August – 2020

2020 hasn’t been a completely horrible year. Yeah, its not the same as other years, but we’re making due! Sonora is holding her two favorite cats, Brawndo and Coatrack. Jo Jo was able to come over and see Brawndo. Danelle managed both of them on her lap. I got more unicycle and paddling time during … Continue reading “August – 2020”

Simpson Paddle – 8/20/2020

I was thinking about doing a 20 plus mile paddle tonight. The biggest issue is that I didn’t want to leave Sonora alone at the boat ramp while Corvin and I shuttled cars. I had Corvin check to see if he could get one of his friends to join us to keep her company (safe) … Continue reading “Simpson Paddle – 8/20/2020”

8/1/2020 – Last Training Run

With the MR340 just days away, we still wanted a final training run to make sure everything was working correctly. We put the boat in at Weldon Springs headed back to Blanchette access just past the finish line. I stopped paddling for a second to shoot this as we were coming into the Page bridge. … Continue reading “8/1/2020 – Last Training Run”

2020 MR340 – 8/4/2020

2020 MR340 PRE RACE This year is an exceptionally strange year. COVID-19 has caused lots of social and safety issues. I was thinking about paddling in the MR340 with Jo Jo. Then Melissa Nilson called me and suggested Jo Jo and I join her on a dragon boat for the race. After talking with Jo … Continue reading “2020 MR340 – 8/4/2020”

August Sunset Race – 8/8/2019

August celebrated our 129th Sunset Race on the second Thursday of the month. This month, we were going downstream from Greentree ramp in Kirkwood to the Meramec Marina. There, we’ll tie up the boats and get some pizza and beer before heading back upstream. Eight paddlers made the trip. its always interesting taking over the … Continue reading “August Sunset Race – 8/8/2019”