About Sherry Hanson

Sherry enjoys the outdoors, running, biking and kayaking, traveling, the mountains and the beach. She has published more than 600 articles, taking on anything that interests her these days. Visit her website for more information and a selection of published articles, a few photos, a mention of my poetry: www.sherryhanson.com. After 21 years on the Maine Coast, Sherry relocated to Portland Oregon in 2013.


Kayaking Maine’s Orr’s and Bailey Islands

For thousands of years man has gone out on the sea alone in a kayak and experienced what might be the ultimate soul journey on the water. The Orr’s and Bailey Islands are part Harpswell Island chain located off the … Continue reading

Richard Carney, Treasure Diver

“It is the hunt that makes me do it,” says Richard (Rick) Carney Jr. of Brunswick, Maine.“Anywhere there were people, there is stuff.” Carney is referring to the thousands of old bottles, crockery items, coins, rings and clay pipes he … Continue reading

Kayaking Netarts Bay, an Oregon Gem

Netarts Bay in Tillamook County on the northwest coast of Oregon is a special place you won’t ever forget. Located between Cape Meares and Cape Lookout, this body of water is an estuary rich in Dungeness crab. Locals and visitors … Continue reading

Building and Maintaining Endurance for Your Sports

Want to have more fun on your upcoming paddling trips? It’s all about building a good base level of endurance so you can go longer and work harder. Don’t get sucked into ads for pills, power bars, drinks and other … Continue reading

Maine Lobster House Run by Kayak

For thousands of years man has gone out on the sea alone in a kayak and experienced what many consider the ultimate journey of the soul. The athleticism of paddling combined with the screams of gulls and the rocking of … Continue reading

Doing the Dog Paddle

Not as far fetched as you might think. Brutus loves the water, right? You love Brutus. You are a kayaker or you paddle a canoe, right? Wrong? Well, you need to master the boat before taking your lab along, and … Continue reading