Caring About the Kaw: An Overnight Adventure

“It was a warm and slightly humid day, but not unbearably hot due to a high overcast. The river level had to be fairly low to expose any litter or dump sites, so we relied on Dawn’s expertise to keep us in the main channel and away from sand bars.”

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Brilliant

Down the broad shouldered bank and onto the sandbar. The fire launched its sparks to the Milky Way and I saw how big this land can be. Beer bottles clinked, dogs ol-factorized, and we got acquainted with our fellow trekkers and bikers.

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The Great Turkey Rescue

There were several Dirty Girls around me and we were trying to decide how to help, we couldn't let the turkey just float until he drowned in the middle of the river and in the middle of 40 kayaking Dirty Girls. So.... I reached out and picked him up

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Midwestern Mindset Over Matter

The river serpentined past farmland and floodplains with nothing breaking the border between sweltering green vegetation and cobalt blue sky until we came around a curve and a strange building reared up on our right. Crowned with a cupola and looking like a cross between a pump station and a farmhouse, the dilapidated structure rose fifty feet from river’s edge and was completely surrounded by high fencing. The barbwire atop the fence insisted that we explore.

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My 2016 Dirty Kanza 200

We were soaked. Luckily we had towels in the car and everyone was able to dry off. I was giddy with excitement; I thought the whole thing was hilarious! “Welp… here we are. This is going to be a bad ass story.”

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