Are YOU a Caring Kayaker?

As strong coastal winds whipped under a blanket of summer sunshine, our volunteer Jessie and I began our set-up at Jericho Beach for Mountain Equipment Co-op’s Vancouver Paddlefest last Saturday. While we did have our fair share of weather and equipment challenges, we were SO pleased to see so much responsible recreational activity taking place … Continue reading

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Challenges Ahead

Since my cardiac arrest in January this year (see Crossing The Strait of Georgia – A Very Personal Journey), it’s been a long journey of recovery and rehabilitation. After a number of setbacks, I was cleared to undertake a cardio rehab program (see Take Heart) with trained professionals. That program, which finished over a month … Continue reading

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Nature’s rhythms: a kayaker’s tale

Each year, as part of my annual holidays, my husband and I reconnect with nature through a week of wilderness kayaking. Taking all the necessities of life with us – which does not include a cell phone! – we travel to parts of BC whose beauty and ruggedness take our breaths away. Though we live … Continue reading

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