Saturday, July 26, 2008

A-kAYAKING WE WILL GO!




It is 5:49 degrees and 69.9 a.m. ;) Patrick has gone downstairs to sleep with Junior on the couch and Boarder is in room with cats (+39 days).



Junior and I christened our Kayaks yesterday on a neighbor's 13 acre lake. A lot easier than I thought it would be. My Wilderness Pamlico was steady as a rock and swift. Junior had an initial stabilization problem but worked it out once he got his foot pegs adjusted. (after capsizing trying to get on the floating dock) We determined his paddle, which is longer and has sculpted blades was superior, and my craft was superior in stability and general performance, proving once again you get what you pay for if you shop wisely. (mine is a $400+ kayak, his a $250 number. Both were purchased at great discounts however.



Anyway, we are checked out and ready for white water on the Wabash or Eel, now.



Kayaks are proving to be lighter, swifter, more maneuverable, and much more portable than the canoe...Actually have a shallower draft too.



We are getting more and more furious over this empty suit Obama the Messiah deal. Why couldn't the demo-rats have picked someone with more street cred like Colin Powell, or Condoleeza Rice? Oh, wait, they're REPUBLICANS. Even the Revvveraaand Jesse Jackson would have been better... or Shaq.



Next trial will be to take Patrick out...

GO GATORS

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