Monthly Archives: May 2017

Current River Connections-Conclusion

Astonishingly, the river world looked normal as they crawled out at daylight. After the symphony of the storm the night before, heavy on the percussion with a startling light show, it was eerily quiet, as if the fog blanketing the … Continue reading

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Current River Connections-Installment 8

Incredibly, Mother Nature did not unleash her wrath for another two hours. With recent flash flood accounts in a neighboring state forefront in their minds, all camp preparations were modified. Canoe secured out of the river. Tent placed far up … Continue reading

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Current River Connections-Installment 7

Lesson # 2 – Nothing dries hanging on a clothesline on a riverbank. Nancy still had a drenched wardrobe as she and Tarzan broke camp on the second morning. They were astonished to realize the creek across from their gravel … Continue reading

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Current River Connections-Installment 6

Grateful for the help with the portage at Akers Ferry, the adventurous duo settled in for a peaceful float. Signs posted marked notable sites, but Tarzan’s concern about their progress meant there were few site-seeing stops. They did pull over … Continue reading

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Current River Connection-Installment 5

Water rippling by, birds curiously chirping, gravel crunching under heavy wet tennis shoes, canoe scraping as it swayed with the return of the rescued contents – sounds intensified by the absence of the usual chatter. Their immediate thoughts would be … Continue reading

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Current River Connections-Installment 4

Being jutted into the rock’s nifty canoe-sized pocket abruptly halted the duo’s frustrated discussion about who was to blame for zig-zagging between the river’s banks. Blame didn’t matter at the moment; capsizing was imminent. Tarzan worked to protect his skull … Continue reading

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CURRENT RIVER CONNECTION-Installment 3

A Mishap “You’d better turn back around and watch where we’re going,” suggested Tarzan as their canoe bounced off the bank for the first of what would be multiple up-close and personal encounters with both sides of Current River in … Continue reading

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