Tag Archives: rivers

On Langston Hughes, Van Morrison and Writing

Joe Writes . . . River’s gonna take you where it wants you to go: can’t tell the wind not to howl or the river not to flow. I have been thinking of writing a piece on the river in … Continue reading

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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

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The River in Winter

 Joe Writes . . .  Driving across the state from Ann Arbor to Grand Rapids and back today, I took the opportunity to check in on the Grand in a few spots, including two areas we canoed this summer.  The … Continue reading

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Remove the Dams?

The North Lansing Dam on the Grand River Joe Writes . . .  There is an environmental movement afoot aimed at removing dams from rivers throughout America, the general premise being “the more natural, the better” in rivers as in … Continue reading

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August 7, 2016: Starting Down the Grand

TOM WRITES . . .  Joe and I met at a very nice place, Vandercook Lake, south of Jackson, Michigan. And then we drove to a place that is not really even a place, just a little bridge on a … Continue reading

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