Monday, April 18, 2011

I'd Rather Be... Kayaking?

I caved! Handy has wanted a Kayak for YEARS, and I finally said, "Oh, okay. Fine." And then what came out of my mouth next surprised both of us...

"But I want one too."

Say wha???

Here's what mine looks like! The Tarpon 100 in Lime :) And I have a pink and black life jacket!



Handy's is, of course, a little longer and camo colored.

We've been trying to go every other day or so at the lake down the street. It's quite the workout! At first I wasn't sure I could handle it, but it's not nearly as difficult (or as dangerous) as I'd thought. It's actually a little bit fun. THERE. I said it. My arms are getting stronger! My shoulders and abs are sore! It's a nice feeling.

It's peaceful too. A quiet chance to brainstorm--I stash a notebook in the cooler in case I'm suddenly struck with an idea that I have to write down.

What about you? Doing any fun outdoor activities now that the weather is warming? Do you find it a good time to brainstorm too?

5 comments:

  1. I love kayaking! Best place I ever did it was on Kalekeau Bay in Hawaii. Enjoy your new hobby! :)

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  2. That looks like a ton of fun. I love to go hiking it is so nice to get out after the long winter.

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  3. Haha! Glad you decided to embrace the fun. The only "fun" I've had this week is weeding. bleh. But in the not-so-distant future, I plan on swimming, lots of swimming.

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  4. We went hiking this weekend. I would love to Kayak though :)

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  5. Kayaking sounds awesome, I can see that being a great mix of good for the body and good for the brain.
    - Sophia.

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