Saturday, June 16, 2012

Yep...I Did It!

Asking the Pres to go with me, I waited patiently, car key in hand, right near the door.  After all, he said he could be ready in five minutes.  The plan was to hit a local sports store here in Columbia, then head to Manchester to L.L. Bean and Dick's Sporting Goods comparing prices.

We found the store in Columbia to be pricey as Cabella's was and I really didn't want to spend that much.  While the in store merchandise was high in L.L.Bean, they had an online deal that wasn't bad but, by the time the shipping charges were added in, plus all the accessories I wanted, that too would have been more than what I was looking to spend.  

Dick's was the place!  First of all, in chatting with a couple that have kayaked for years, we learned quite a bit.  Secondly, the man in the department was an absolute love!  So, I am now the proud owner of a lime green and white kayak (a hot little number, don't you think?), yellow paddle, a PFD, a waterproof camera case, and an orange cell phone case, whistle and water bottle holder!

Now...all I have to do is WAIT....
until my Wrangler is ready for action
and adventure here I come!


  1. Wow!! You go girl. You are an inspiration to this couch bound old potato.

  2. Good for you! I think I would have such a hard time deciding on a color:-) The lime green is nice, but I can imagine orange too.

  3. next do a post on what you have available to float that kayak and all your gear in, as in lake/pond/stream/swamp????

  4. Very cool, I can't wait to hear more once it gets put in the water. I was wondering if you still had your Wrangler.

  5. I love it! We've been looking for one for Birdie. She loves to take them out in the ocean!

  6. i can't even imagine--have fun!!!

  7. Very cool. Love the lime green color. You are going to be the sharpest kayaker out there :)


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