Other kayakers will recognize the name Let It Rain as the title of the famous guide to the white water in New England. They are probably thinking the same thing, hoping that the rain from hurricane Sandy will bring water to our rivers. Hopefully Sandy will fail to destroy anything important and fill our dry rivers […]
This past weekend I went to the Combat Classic Paintball Event held at West Point Military Academy. It was my second paintball game of my life and the first time playing with anyone remotely serious about the sport. Naturally it was a competition run by West Point cadets and played largely by ex-military paintball teams. […]
I ran the rapids below Bull’s Bridge a few days ago in an hour that I had free. I didn’t even have time to scout the Staircase so I neglected to do it. (Having scouted it now, I’m even sure if I want to run the whole thing, the top is messy). I borrowed a […]
A few weekends ago I went spelunking with two New Zealanders in Tory’s Cave in Western CT. It was a marble cave and not all that big. We found the end of it within maybe half an hour. Nevertheless, it was a lot of fun, particularly since I’d never been spelunking before. I was with […]
I suppose these are kind overdue. This is me watering my horse. We had to drive the animals a mile to the river each day to water them. My Host Father. The Ger we lived in. The roof hole. Gutting a sheep. Combing goats for cashmere. Goats.