A Dreamy Friday Evening

Copyright 2014 Marc Allen Mintz

Copyright 2014 Marc Allen Mintz

Pretty sure I’ve never canoed before.  Swam a Class IV rapid, ocean-kayaked, sailed, skied, tubed, boated, boarded, and body-surfed, but no canoe.  So for the past two summers I’ve been bugging my friend Kerri to take me out in hers.  It finally happened.  And I think this is much more my style these days.  

First of all, you can do this (or can you?  Is this incriminating?  Whatever….Ninkasi, future client, contact me anytime 😉 )…

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You can pretend like you’re on the Jungle Cruise (minus the grumpy hippos,  hungry lions, angry rhino, bumblingly “explorers”, and an actual fake jungle)…

Copyright 2014 Marc Allen Mintz

Copyright 2014 Marc Allen Mintz

And see bird houses with the sun setting perfectly behind them…

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And wonder about stuffed backpacks mysteriously hanging off bridges…

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And you can study reflections, right Kerri!?

Copyright 2014 Marc Allen Mintz

Copyright 2014 Marc Allen Mintz

Copyright 2014 Marc Allen Mintz

Copyright 2014 Marc Allen Mintz

Copyright 2014 Marc Allen Mintz

Copyright 2014 Marc Allen Mintz

(Btw, this is Kerri…)

Copyright 2014 Marc Allen Mintz

Copyright 2014 Marc Allen Mintz

And you can pull over and chill on the bank…

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And take pictures of flies on tall grass in nice light…

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And try to get a picture of the little Jesus-like bugs that literally walk (or run) on water…

Copyright 2014 Marc Allen Mintz

Copyright 2014 Marc Allen Mintz

And you can see cool shapes everywhere and make shoddy associations between nature and humankind with them…

Copyright 2014 Marc Allen Mintz

Copyright 2014 Marc Allen Mintz

You might come across a couple others who had the same truly brilliant idea for starting a beautiful spring weekend…

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But just a couple.

And if you’re like me, you might find it a perfect pace on the water these days.  Already looking forward to next time Kerri!

Copyright 2014 Marc Allen Mintz

Copyright 2014 Marc Allen Mintz

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