Thursday, July 30, 2009

View from a sea kayak

Here's a short column that I wrote for this week's Seward Phoenix Log:

Appreciating the Bay from ‘see’ level

"As the wind flings raindrops against the window just above my head, I strain to watch blurry treetops on the rising hill heading up toward Mount Marathon, dancing in the forceful gusts coming off the bay. The gray outside is broken by the occasional brightly colored poncho staggering by, heads tucked and pockets filled with wet fingers.

Draped next to me my raincoat — a constant companion the last few days — is feeding a growing pool of water on the hardwood floor. My hands are wrapped around a wide mug of hot tea, and my neoprene boots..."

To read the rest click HERE.

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