Monthly Archives: January 2011

Year of Snow, Year of Plenty

The proverb, “A year of snow, a year of plenty,” has a basis in the agricultural truth that a deep snow cover protects plants and trees from the cold and can thereby boost the following growing season.  For those who … Continue reading

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News Flash: Map & Territory Not Same

Three men dip their paddles into the calm waters of the remote lake and move their canoe up a relatively small inlet.  The year is 1903.  The lake is Grand Lake, a gateway into the unmapped and untraveled wilderness of … Continue reading

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What Goes Around Comes Around — New in the World of Paddling

The sport of paddling has come a long way from the birch bark canoe and the skin-on-frame kayak. Like a lot of things, as the sport has evolved, the trend has been toward increasing specialization. Way back when, you made … Continue reading

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