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Taylor’s First Canoe Tour: Current River, Missouri (Part I)

(State #29/50) We stood peering over the edge. My best friends and I — all skinny and largely void of chest hair — stared down at the river below. From 50+ feet the Current River looked like a stream of … Continue reading

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Goodbye GoPro: Canoeing Wambaw Creek, South Carolina

(State #9/50) While Southern Georgia burned, Central South Carolina flooded. In back to back states, weather extremes from opposite ends of the spectrum altered my plans. Driving out of Charleston in the late afternoon, I called Congaree National Park. “I’d … Continue reading

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Bolts and Buckets: Canoeing the Lower Mountain Fork to Little River, Oklahoma… in a Thunderstorm

(State #2/50) The forecasters called for storms and the Oklahoma skies obliged. Maybe it was retribution for all the jokes I’ve made at the state’s expense or maybe because I decided to begin my trip in mid-April — thunderstorm season … Continue reading

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