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Smoothies and kayaks
By Jill Pertler

I wanted a kayak. It was a simple request I repeated repeatedly. I talked about how we would go kayaking this summer on the lake. We’d have a blast making family memories while building our triceps and getting a tan. I communicated as clearly as I could, in English, which is the language they speak.
I wanted a kayak. They got me a blender.
There was a reason for their actions. They like smoothies. And, despite the allure of a sleek kayak cutting through the cool, clear water, it was a distant vision. In my climate zone, you can’t kayak in the winter. You have to wait until summer. Smoothies are available all times of the year — for those with the machinery to

Tuesday, February 04, 2014 2:20 PM
Last Updated on Tuesday, February 04, 2014 2:47 PM
 

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