July 8, 2016

Swan Island Kennebec Adventure

In the summer of 1981 my Father took our young little family in a 16ft aluminum hell ride around Swan Island… When I think of the […]
June 12, 2016

About my River (Rebirth of the Kennebec)

I’ve lived the majority of my life in various places along a southern stretch of the Kennebec River valley between the city of Gardiner and Maine’s […]
June 11, 2016

Temple Stream Adventure (a standard debacle). PART 1

We’ve had a real good dousing of rain over the course of the past week, drenching late spring thunderboomers that have dropped a couple of inches […]
June 10, 2016

Temple Stream Adventure (a standard debacle). PART 2

I should stop here and explain a little bit about what it’s really like trying to wade down the rocky-bottomed cold rushing brooks and streams in […]
June 9, 2016

Temple Stream Adventure (a standard debacle). PART 3

I wasted no time; it was 2:45 now. I paddled hard through a meandering intervale of deep pools stopping only once to stretch my legs, relieve […]