Paddle Pilgrim

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Dave Ellingson, whose Mississippi River, Erie Canal and Hudson River expeditions are chronicled in his popular Paddle Pilgrim books will be speaking at 1:30 p.m., Sunday at Hal Holmes Community Center, according to a news release from event organizers.

Paddle Pilgrim chronicles a month-long paddle adventure on the magnificent Sogne and Hardanger Fjords in Norway, where the author’s ancestors emigrated from to America in the 1850s.

Ellingson has taught courses in spirituality, environmental ethics, human development, and youth ministry at Trinity Lutheran College in Everett,. He is a Lutheran pastor, Master Gardener, former distance runner, and father of five grown children. He resides in Edmonds.

His latest “Paddle Pilgrim: Kayaking the Fjords of Norway” book, will be available for purchase.


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