“No matter how slow the film, Spirit always stands still long enough for the photographer it has chosen…..” Minor White

RUNNING CRYSTAL RAPID

RUNNING CRYSTAL RAPID

Today was all about running Crystal Rapid, one of the major five (or six or seven depending on who you talk to) rapids on the two hundred and twenty mile stretch of river we had wholly committed ourselves to.

Time to

When Time Slows To River’s Flow

When Time Slows To River’s Flow

It takes a while to slow down on vacation, doesn’t it? In fact it takes at least a few days to leave the wild rumpus behind. It happened for me on the fourth day, our first layover day.

A layover day is the highly prized, well earned day off after

The Ultimate in River Trips

The Ultimate in River Trips

I didn’t start doing river trips till my mid-twenties.  I was hooked immediately. But just because I decided I wanted to run rivers didn’t mean I could without spending an awful lot of money on commercial trips or

Play, Play, Play

Play, Play, Play

When my son was about four, he came into the kitchen to complain about being bored. I did what most mothers do, I sent him out to play. With his sad face on he moaned, “Play, play, play, all I get to do is play.” This story still