Mary Anne Smrz is an avid paddler, who uses insights gained on the water to enrich her own life and the lives of others. She finds depth and meaning in her life from the solitude of kayaking. As a photojournalist and natural philosopher, Mary Anne has written three books in the Reflections from the Red Kayak series. She shares her paddling insights and encourages others to do the same. She writes from her home in Wisconsin.