Category Archives: Make Some Room (the book)


Two minutes now saves hours later A no-brainer on the Canyon is to spend two minutes checking ropes and tie-downs before running any rapids. There are horror stories of tie-downs that weren’t checked. The raft flips in a rapid

Evening Grand Canyon


  It is easier to keep up than to catch up. Admittedly, the part of my Grand Canyon trip that I found least appealing was packing and unpacking the boats each day. The set up and tear down routines

Rigging at the put in Grand Canyon weblarge


Make Some Room Chapter One: Your brain is not for remembering. “Never memorize something you can look up.” Albert Einstein My group of 16 brave souls floated, rowed, and paddled the emerald waters of the Colorado River through Grand

Make Some Room Intro - Grand Canyon


Make Some Room: Powerful Life Lessons Inspired by an Epic 16-day Colorado River Rafting Trip Through Grand Canyon Introduction In June of 2013, my husband Nelson and I spent 16 days rafting 225 miles of the Colorado River through