Cate

Cate Hawthorne Cate Hawthorne is a high energy person who loves sharing her passion for learning and the outdoors with others. Cate has several K-12 teaching credentials and a masters degree in education. After 13 years working in public schools, Cate moved from the classroom to the water. Kayaking is one of her many outdoor adventure pursuits on the Mendocino Coast. Cate is also an avid mountain biker, birder, and wild mushroom connoisseur.

Web Site: http://www.blogger.com/profile/04839882738486589236


Recipe: Cate’s kale soup

Jan 11, 2013
Recipe: Cate’s kale soup

Winter time is upon us and friends are dropping like flies with colds and the dreaded flu.  There are lots of good articles online about how to boost your immune system and prevent getting ill.  Two of my favorite ways to boost the immune sys...

Whitewater Christmas

Dec 24, 2012
Whitewater Christmas

Merry Christmas to all my friends and followers!!!  Looks like more snow and whitewater are on our way.  Thanks Santa!!! Best wishes to all for a happy holiday!!!

Have a kayaker on your Christmas list? Great gear picks

Dec 20, 2012
Have a kayaker on your Christmas list? Great gear picks

Yep, this old school girl tried out some new boats and gear this year.  Here are my top gear picks for 2012 and a few thoughts on some of my tried and true favorites.Sterling Reflection (1" cut) Sea Kayak - Lightweight and highly maneuverable the ...

Review of Liquid Logic Remix 59

Dec 16, 2012
Review of Liquid Logic Remix 59

Rumor has it that Santa is bringing me a new whitewater kayak for Christmas.  Our rivers have been flowing so I decided to play around a bit with our Liquid Logic Remix 59 while I wait for my new steed.When I was first getting into whitewater kaya...

Women on the Water

Dec 13, 2012
Women on the Water

Lots of time on the water has had my Woman on Water blog a bit quiet.  I have lots of great material in my head and but just not the computer time to get them onto the blog.  I also have to admit that we are having camera issues again (more o...

November Notions 2012

Nov 26, 2012
November Notions 2012

Growing up in Central Pennsylvania, fall was one of my favorite seasons.  I loved the cool crisp mornings with warm Indian Summer days.  Central PA is typically very green in the summer but explodes with color in the fall.  The vibrant r...

Kayak coaches at Play

Nov 10, 2012
Kayak coaches at Play

All work and no play is no good - even when you are a kayak coach and a lot of your work is play.Like our students, kayak coaches look forward to symposiums because they are gatherings of like-minded folks.  We enjoy getting to meet other paddlers...

Coaches at Work

Oct 30, 2012
Coaches at Work

I'm back in sunny California from 2 weeks of  rainy travels in Oregon.  It was a great trip where I got to meet lots of great folks, reconnect with some good friends, and paddle in some neat places.  The reason for the Oregon road trip w...

Bear in the Lost Coast

Oct 12, 2012
Bear in the Lost Coast

Last week, Jeff, Bear (our 13 year old Rottweiler), and I ventured into the southern portion of California's Lost Coast. A trip to the Lost Coast the beginning of October has become a tradition as we kick off the celebrations of the month of October (...

Missed Opportunities

Oct 6, 2012
Missed Opportunities

Sometimes things go just right.  Perfect wave, set-up, timing, and execution.Sometimes you make a mistake and get tossed. Other times, you are in the perfect position at the right time but just don't feel it (and chicken out).Other times, you see ...

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