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New Canoe

Russian River
March 17, 2007

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Emmy and I thought it would be a breeze to paddle our new canoe, which we bought from Peter and Emma, downstream to Nanny and Bobo's house. But the breeze was anything but easy: strong offshore winds fought us all along the way, making it a real task to paddle downstream. We made it in about an hour, and were received by the Usual Suspects down on the dock.

(This is the very same canoe that was swept away by spring floods two years ago, and that we spent a very nice afternoon searching for along this same stretch of river. We didn't find it that day, but someone who had rescued it later responded to flyers that Peter & Emma posted, and they got it back.)