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Canoeing solo is one thing, but getting on the river with a friend has its own set of challenges. Even a little mix-up can send you spinning in circles—or worse, for an unexpected swim! Work together, though, and you’ll glide across the water with grace.



16 hours ago
@ToThrive We are actually a non-partisan org. Here's more info on our policy and legislation work: http://t.co/bYyM0urTpp
17 hours ago
RT @sierraclub: Cool graphic from @BikeLeague of where bike commuting is growing the most in the US: http://t.co/WCASI6m7JD http://t.co/kI6
18 hours ago
How do we move from a culture of stress to a #CultureofHealth? http://t.co/A3NyFpEQPg via @RWJF