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Vatten Paddlar 5 Mile SUP Race Report

Race Date: July 10, 2021 – 9am The Vatten Paddlar was the first race I’d lined up for in about a year, and the second in 18 months. And my first paddling race! Needless to say, I was excited for a real race: to compete and push myself and get a finish line flood of […]

Sawbill Paddleboard Loop

Trip Plan: Launch paddleboard at Sawbill Lake BWCA Entry, paddle in a loop. The loop looked to be about 27 miles, and I hoped to finish within a full day’s light. Start Time: Monday, September 14, 2020 – 7:11am GPS Data: Stand Up Paddleboard 29.9 miles Total Time: 11:55:40 As most cool adventures go, I […]

Filling In The Empty Spots

Somehow, there has always been empty spots in the garden. I’m hoping that this latest round of seeds and transplants changes that. Indoor setup is going really well. I finally have that figured out to the point where my baby seedlings aren’t dying. Bottom-watering is the key, for sure. I don’t think I have it […]

Seeding, weeding, harvesting!

June 16, 2020 Let’s see… I want to journal as much as I can but there is a lot going on! Let’s start with seeding then. After over three weeks, my mesclun mix, taking over an entire half row, hasn’t sprouted. Not a one. Very frustrating. So I put down a varied mix. I think […]