Saturday, September 25, 2010

15th State Paddled–New York (Sept 25, 2010)


L-R: Rich, Ellie, Matt, Chris, and Andy at Montgomery Village Swimming Pool, Montgomery Village, MD.

Back in the 1970s, I shared a house with another single mother who had three children.  I had two.  Their initials spelled CREAM.  We called them the “CREAM of the crop.”  Chris, Richard, Elle, Andy, and Matt.  I caught up with Matt in New York… and he took me to visit Niagara Falls.  Wonderful.

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Matt and Cherrish and son.

Matt is an avid “birder” and kayaker so next day he took me out to one of his favorite spots.  Beautiful day, great company, fantastic paddle.

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I loved this launch facility.  Smooth.

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On of the most fun paddles yet… Matt made it so.  Loved his license plate PAPAMATT.

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Cherish pumping gas for me.  What a doll she is.  Matt, you done good!!!!

Who is Swankie?

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Anywhere, USA, Full-Time USA traveler, United States
In 2006, I was shopping for a wheelchair. By 2007, I had new knees, better health and by 2008 a kayak. In Aug 2013, I kayaked my 49th state, Alaska, at the Holgate Glacier and in May 2014, I kayaked Hawaii, my 50th state, to celebrate my 70th Birthday and the finale to the wonderful adventure of Kayaking America? Next up... Solo Hiking the Arizona Trail, 820 miles? Maybe. Still healing from shoulder and trying to decide.