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Who’s the True Patriot?

After extensive consultation with our legal, financial and spiritual advisors we have decided that the Billie V – unlike the DeVos yacht – will sail under the American flag. In case you missed the news.   Advertisements

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Sore Butts and Herons

Tom Writes . . . Holy 2018! June 22 and 23 – Jones Road to Webber Dam. Eagle, Michigan, to the boondocks between Portland and Lyons. We paddled two days in a row. First time we have been on the … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Welcomes

Joe Writes . . . Paddling the Grand, a bit short of Portland, we came upon a lovely oasis and an invitation to pause and rest. While ‘No Trespassing’ signs are common along the river’s bank, a homemade sign here … Continue reading

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Our Mother Crosses Her Final River

Editor’s Note: in the last entry I wrote that one of the reasons we have not been on the river yet this year is because our mother was ill. She died on June 13.  Tom Writes . . .  Cassie … Continue reading

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On Chasing Girls and Movie Stars

A Slice of Life Along the Grand in the Off-Season (Hurray, Hurray: Paddling Begins Again Soon) Joe Writes . . .  Happy St. Patrick’s Day! May God grant you  a first love to chase ’round the playground, a lifelong friend … Continue reading

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Snapping Turtles and Olive Loaf

February 9, 2018 Joe Writes . . .  A belated Happy New Year. We are anxious to get on the river again, even to the extent of planning to paddle amidst the ice floes if we get a winter thaw. … Continue reading

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