Tag: Wabash to Gulf

SMALLER BITES Last year we took a big bite. A really big bite–a bite of adventure that took three and a half months to swallow. This year, however, the perceived…

Wabash to Gulf

Five Sets of Clothes While listening to Christmas CDs (and not John’s silly songs), we approach the skyline of Indianapolis, Indiana. As we travel on a relatively smooth and slightly…

Ponderings Wabash to Gulf

Acquaintances become new friends. New friends become old friends. How does one cross from acquaintance to new  friend? At what point does a new friend become an old friend? Is…

Ponderings Wabash to Gulf

We all know that the right gear is essential to any expedition. Oh I realize that for early adventurers “gear” consisted of an animal skin or canvas tent, a bone or…

Gear Wabash to Gulf

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