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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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An Easter Canoe on Black Creek, Mississippi

“I believe that men are generally still a little afraid of the dark, though the witches are all hung…” — Henry David Thoreau (State #5/50) It got dark 30 minutes after crossing into Mississippi. The road was shoulder-less, cutting a … Continue reading

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