Chasing a THIRD Swamp Rabbit – Part 5, Paddling to Goat Island

Several weeks ago I spent some time searching for remnants of the Swamp Rabbit Railroad. This isn’t the famous one in Greenville that later became a popular trail. Instead, it’s a line constructed by the Ohio River and Charleston Railroad to serve textile communities in the Upstate. Despite ambitious plans, it was only completed from … Continue reading Chasing a THIRD Swamp Rabbit – Part 5, Paddling to Goat Island

Kayaking and Coffee

When I’m down in Florida I like to do at least one sunrise paddling trip. With the weather as iffy as it’s been, I’ve been wavering on when to paddle. I usually get up around 5:00 to walk the dog, and that usually gives me a good idea of conditions. One morning the skies were … Continue reading Kayaking and Coffee