About Us

We live in the Netherlands. Just outside of Amsterdam near the largest bulb garden in the world, The Keukenhof.

I grew up in the United States and I am from the Land of 10,000 Lakes…Minnesota. 

My hubby is Dutch and has a career here in The Netherlands. 

Paddling in the Dutch National Park De Weerribben

Paddling our former cedar canoe “Cedar” (she was sold in in the Spring 2022) in the Dutch National Park De Weerribben

We started canoeing with a cedar strip canoe. We now paddle a Nova Craft Pal canoe name “Namakagon”. We paddle mostly flat water in The Netherlands and the United States. 

I own two 12 foot Wilderness kayaks.  One in The Netherlands and one in the United States. 

The Hubby owns a 14 foot yellow Wilderness kayak here in the Netherlands.

14 foot Wilderness Kayak

14 foot Wilderness Kayak

I am a long time kayaker and outdoors person. I do gardening and try my best to live a sustainable life style. Call me a tree hugger and an environmentalist and it is a compliment in my book as I try to live with nature in all the wonder it contains. I return to my home territory in the Northern Minnesota each year to enjoy the lakes, rivers and outdoors.

Relaxing outside

Relaxing outside a cabin after a canoe paddle in The Netherlands

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