The three day blow

Author: Ruth

“The Three Day Blow” is the title of an Ernest Hemingway story which takes place during a windstorm, accurately describing the weather system Stephen encountered in his first week of paddling. Here is a picture of S headed out into the windy day that just got windier, eventually forcing him to land and wait for safer conditions. The Straits area is known for winds that make traveling across the Mackinac Bridge exciting.

Listening to the marine weather forecast with sister, Pamela.

Off they go, despite the forecast of 20-30 knot winds.

North into the Straits of Mackinac that connect Lakes Michigan and Huron.

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