Monthly Archives: February 2014

Landing Eve

“The truth is of course is that there is no journey. We are arriving and departing all at the same time.” ~David Bowie The stark reality this adventure is ending tomorrow hit us as we paddled north from the Amelia … Continue reading

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A Brass Monkey Walks into a Bar…

Chilly Launch from Sisters Creek Good golly it was cold this morning! We shoved off late due to the tide table and hoped the sun would provide some warmth. Marc shivered even though he wore a base layer, fleece cap, … Continue reading

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Waiting Out a Storm Front

KA POW!! A storm front passed through today dumping heavy rain and causing power outages in the Jacksonville, FL area. The temperature dropped as well. We decided to lay low and not paddle in the rain. It was a good … Continue reading

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Headed to Sisters Creek

Today was an early day. We awoke around 0530 hrs. in order to make it to the launch site at the Palm Valley Bridge by 0730 hrs. We expect to do another 20 mile day and land at the Sisters … Continue reading

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Leaving St. Augustine, FL

Our Friend Gary LeVeille (middle) For some reason we couldn’t sleep last night. Both of us tossed and turned. Perhaps it was the fact that we had to do a 20 mile day today and worried about how Jim’s foot … Continue reading

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The Low Down

Here’s the Latest Update: Jim went for a follow-up visit at Flagler Hospital in St. Augustine, FL. this morning. The doctor ordered an X-ray to make sure there wasn’t an insect stinger still inside the wound. That turned out negative. … Continue reading

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Take Two Pills and Call Me in the Morning

St. Augustine We’ve been monitoring Jim’s foot to see if we can tell of any change. Getting better? Getting worse? Not sure. One thing is for certain, a follow-up at the hospital is set for tomorrow morning. We are anxious … Continue reading

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Doctor, Doctor, Gimme the News…

Bobcat tracks were all over our camp site this morning. We ate and packed up quick to catch the tide out. We were also trying to beat the rain forecast for later today. Jim’s foot was swollen, red, and on … Continue reading

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Foot Loose, Fancy Free, and Double Digits

Jim woke up last night to throbbing foot pain. We thought his foot injury was getting better but it has yet to resolve. Red and swollen, we worry about infection now. So as soon as we hit St. Augustine he … Continue reading

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A Thin Line

Silver Lake Primitive Camp Site What separates us from the Atlantic Ocean is a thin strip of land. At night, in camp, we can hear the sound of the waves crashing on the Atlantic shore. Sounds pretty violent. We’re glad … Continue reading

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