Freshly blooming crocuses, squinting into the sunlight, wildebeests mating, and kids squirting water guns made today feel like the official start of spring, though it's still a couple weeks away. Elizabeth and I made the 18 km bike-trek from Delft to meet up with Twan (fellow kayak club member) and go for a short paddle in the canals near the clubhouse...
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