Category Archives: Historical Adventure

Swallows section of the Arkansas River

The last day of June 2020, Bruce Day, Bill & Lee Bailey, and myself set out upon the upper Arkansas river near the town of Florence, Colorado. We had Bruce’s Buffalo boat and Bill’s wooden pirogues. Bruce’s boat was constructed … Continue reading

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Edward Abbey

A while back, my friend and sponsor, Tom Karnuta, introduced me to Edward Abbey.  Although I was familiar with Kirk Douglas’ movie “Lonely are the Brave”, I didn’t realize it was based on Abbey’s story “The Brave Cowboy”.  So I … Continue reading

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Sardis Camp

  A couple of my friends joined me and two of my dogs for an overnight on my land along Lake Sardis in south eastern Oklahoma.  We paddled in and found a nice place to camp.  Curley used his harness … Continue reading

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Aux Ark (Pronounced Ozark)

After Christmas, I had the opportunity to join 8 other adventurers for a river trip on an old-fashioned keel boat down the Ouachita river in southern Arkansas.  The boat is captained by Ed Williams of Little Rock, Arkansas and crewed … Continue reading

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