Canada to Key West Paddle – Day 10

Lock 6 was in sight and I was paddling comfortably as there was no rush, then I heard it. I turned around to see a barge coming in behind me. I began paddling hard for two reasons. One; I did not want to miss the lock though I am not sure they would let me share it with the barge. Two; The closer I was to that lock, the slower it would be going which meant I would not have to deal with its giant wake and Three; The channel was very narrow where I was. There was a lot more room for him to pass me at the lock.

Canada to Key West Paddle – Day 41

Looking back at my journey so far, most every day has been wonderful. Sure, there have been some challenges, a little bad weather and times when I wondered; What the Hell Am I Doing.

Canada to Key West Paddle – Day 42

Approaching her room, I found her in a wheelchair in her doorway. I asked her name and there she was. I introduced myself and she invited me in. We sat, talked for a moment and I asked her if I could record our conversation. She agreed and so it began.

Canada to Key West Paddle – Day 4

I though I was dreaming when I first heard it and opened my eyes. Then I heard it again. My Name! Someone somewhere is calling my name. It has to be a coincidence that someone one shore is named Larry, but there it was again and it was coming from shore, it was coming from behind me. I turned around to see a motorboat full of people waving their arms in the air yelling LARRY.

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