No Matter How Old (Young) You Are You Can Do Good

A couple of weeks ago I wrote about the daughter of a friend of mine who had been traveling to Uganda to work on a community water project.  Well even the generation after her is doing great things. My partners Steve Chumbley and Teena Payne have a 5 year old son Aidan Chumbley.  I have […]

Some Amazing African Olympic Stories

I enjoy watching the Olympics.  While I marvel at the athletic talent that I see on the TV screen it is the human factor stories that I find most interesting and move me the most. There are stories of the Maasai David Rudisha from Kenya setting a new world record in the 800 meters (I […]

Kayaking In Southern California – Check out California Kayaker Magazine!

Almost every weekend you can find me with a group of friends kayaking out of Marina Del Rey California.  Last weekend I led 12 of us on a 20 mile paddle.  We paddled 10 miles to the famous Gladstone’s restaurant in Malibu, had lunch and paddled back.  A tiring but incredible day.  More on that […]

You Have Made Origami Cranes – How About A Kayak?

Generally it’s bad news when you hear that someone’s business is folding, but in this case it’s good news — for kayakers. When I travel and I am going to be by the water I will always look for an opportunity to paddle – even if it is a dugout with a stick and tin […]