Category Archives: paddling

Summer is Over

Rain Raises River, Fills Boat, Soaks Us and our Hats October 14, 2017 – Dixon Road to Tompkins Road (northern Jackson County, west of Rives Junction) Tom Writes . . . Today we paddled a deep-country stretch, about as far … Continue reading

Posted in Michigan, nature, paddling, rivers | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Walk a Mile in Our Shoes

Back to the Source – Foot Paddling September 29, 2017 Tom Writes . . .  Downstream from the Liberty Millpond Dam On July 24, 2016 (last year), we started this adventure at the Liberty Millpond Dam, near Grand Lake, the … Continue reading

Posted in canoe, Environment, Michigan, paddling, rivers, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Dimondale to Grand River Park in Lansing

Sept 1, 2017 from Chicago by Carl Sandburg (1878 – 1967) Hog Butcher for the World, Tool Maker, Stacker of Wheat, Player with Railroads and the Nation’s Freight Handler; Stormy, husky, brawling, City of the Big Shoulders: Joe Writes . … Continue reading

Posted in canoe, Environment, Michigan, nature, paddling, rivers, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

On to Dimondale: the quest continues

Riverbend Nature Area to Dimondale August 18, 2017 Tom Writes . . .  You guys may or may not know that we do our canoe trips backward, in a certain sense. We always need to leave a vehicle at our … Continue reading

Posted in canoe, Environment, Michigan, nature, paddling, rivers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Grand River, Jackson County

The Grand in Jackson County (a prose poem in progress) Continue reading

Posted in Environment, Michigan, nature, paddling, rivers, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

New Camera Portends Fun on the Grand

Joe Writes . . .  I bought a GoPro Session Hero 5 and attached it to the front of the canoe on a recent paddle near Eaton Rapids. While I am only beginning to scratch the surface on how the … Continue reading

Posted in Environment, paddling, rivers | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Things That Fly Over the Grand

Tom writes . . .  Middle Grand River – Eaton Rapids to Bunker Road – June 12, 2017 Things that fly over the Grand River – Not necessarily Joe and I… This seems to be the beginning of Dragonfly Season. … Continue reading

Posted in Environment, nature, paddling, rivers, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment