I'll admit it. I'm feeling a little sentimental right now. Bear with me please :)
In my first post I laid out my paddling goals for this summer. Some were intentionally ambitious and others were intentionally ambiguous. At some point last spring it occurred to me (possibly caused by some senior year sentimentality) that I live in an incredibly beautiful region called the Finger Lakes that's lush with kayaking opportunities that I had never really taken advantage of. I set out to circumnavigate or paddle at least 15 miles on each of the 11 Finger Lakes by the end of the year. It wasn't really a challenging goal, but it certainly took some great company, planning, dedication, and hours in the car. Over the past 6 months I managed to drag myself and my friends to 24 different bodies of water, and I loved every minute of it! I guess now it's time to make some new goals!
Click read more to hear about our last Finger Lake and see a stack of beautiful fall photos...
Just wanted to share a few pictures of the fall foliage around the pond behind our house in Lincoln, MA.
I love fall... Just wanted to add another water-related post since kayaking has been MIA lately. Canadice Lake this weekend!
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