Kayak the Heartland-Paddle Expedition Posts

It’s been a week since we entered the Gulf of Mexico in our kayaks, a week since we completed a trip of a lifetime, a week since we left a…

Ponderings Wabash to Gulf

Riding in a car on a dry road instead of paddling on a flooding river. A passenger, traveling at 70 mph instead of 5-6 mph. What a difference a couple…

The adventure Wabash to Gulf

It better be. Ran like a good business that is. On an adventure like this, to do otherwise, would certainly lead to failure, and/or loss of gear, and/or injury, or…

Preparation Wabash to Gulf

As we were planning our trip over the last year, the only items that made the gear list were the bare essentials. (Unfortunately, some bare essentials, such as a pillow,…

Ponderings Wabash to Gulf

Whether consciously, or subconsciously, we prioritize towards those things we care about most. I struggle with this. If I reflect back on where I have historically chosen to spend my…

Charity Wabash to Gulf

If Nothing Changes, Nothing Will Change John always says, “If nothing changes, nothing will change.” Likewise, if this trip doesn’t change me, nothing will. How can I see and experience…

The adventure Wabash to Gulf

April fools! Well, I’m sure there are those who hoped this was all just a joke, but alas, this trip is (God willing) for real. “In like a lion out…

Charity Food The adventure Wabash to Gulf

With only 11 more weeks to complete 16 weeks worth of food, (Feeling a little anxious? Absolutely!!!!!) I am dehydrating everything – even bark and leather. Bark – not your ordinary…

Food Wabash to Gulf

Four months ago (when it was warm and sunny), I vacuum sealed three potential dessert options for our trip – zucchini bread, zucchini brownies, and chocolate chip squash cake. I know some…

Food Wabash to Gulf

Food Wabash to Gulf