Tag Archives: Ocoee River

Back Stacking at Double Trouble

So I did a couple of things Sunday that I haven’t done since my pre-Ian years. The first one was absolutely amazing. For the first time in seven years, I kayaked the Ocoee with my husband. Then we locked our … Continue reading

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Gliding Through Tablesaw

I went back to the Ocoee this past weekend for my next round of lessons. A few days before we began packing my gear I received a message from poor Brandon that I’d been reassigned from my new instructor, and … Continue reading

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Paddling Out of the Fog

So let me take a break from reporting on Alaska to recount my experience from this last weekend. But first you need some background information… I’ve never been a good kayaker. Those who know me, who have watched me boat, … Continue reading

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Ian’s Ocoee PFD

All the time I hear friends jokingly talk about how it takes a village to raise a kid, especially from our like-minded friends who tend toward more free-range parenting. I would say that Ian’s upbringing also takes a village, but … Continue reading

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15 Years

15 years ago today, a raft guide yanked me out of my boat and dropped me in the Ocoee. 15 years ago today I agreed to a first date with a raft guide. 15 years ago today my life forever … Continue reading

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Boro Kayaking

It happened sometime back in April. After the local Muddy Rivers Festival, put on at our local Spring Creek, Brinn and I found ourselves new members of the Boro Kayaking Facebook Group. The Facebook description states: “This is a group of … Continue reading

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The Walk of Shame

Last weekend Brinn and I attended a swift water rescue course through the Tennessee Scenic Rivers Association at the Ocoee. For once, all of our plans went off with no delays, and we actually found ourselves in Ocoeeland early, so … Continue reading

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