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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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The River Heals

December 23, 2017 Joe Writes . . .  Happy Holidays to all who care about rivers, woods and water in Michigan and all over this land. Be vigilant; these are perilous times. I was recently gobsmacked by the realization that … Continue reading

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Startling Discovery Along the Grand

In the winter, when weekly outings are not possible, the mind roams more freely in search of a topic . . . Joe Writes . . .  Conspiracy Against American Masculinity? While canoeing the Grand River I believe I uncovered … Continue reading

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Dam Removal Plans in Grand Rapids

Interesting article about Grand Rapids’ dam removal plans. One day all the dams will be gone – along the entire length of the Grand – and the river will run free. http://s.mlive.com/e7IHBpb    

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