Natalie Davis
Posted on August 26, 2013 by Natalie Davis on business, Canoe, life, musings

Building a business

I’ve been thinking a lot this summer about growth and how to build a solid foundation for Canoe. There have been countless conversations with successful business owners across the US, listening A LOT, asking questions, and feeling out my own conclusions. I have had a winding path to get where I am today, which I’m […]

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Posted on August 28, 2012 by Natalie Davis on Canoe, life, musings

Summer’s over

field of wild sweet peas in Portland, OR It’s official–summer is over. Nothing quite marks that time than the first day of school, which started Monday. This summer has been a very special time for me, working away in the studio on dream projects of my own making and letting myself explore. It’s been a […]

Posted on March 9, 2012 by Natalie Davis on musings

Dear Miss

Sometimes running a business is like riding a roller coaster. There are serious ups and then inevitable downs. I’ve had a month filled with both and it can leave you feeling confused with your head spinning a bit. But, in the end, regardless of the outcome, I’m always glad I take risks and put my […]

Posted on January 2, 2012 by Natalie Davis on musings


Nestor Judkins by Andrew Paynter Welcome to 2012. New Year’s is always such a hopeful time, this year especially since 2011 seemed to beat the living daylights out of folks. We had some major ups and some downs, but 2012 is what we’ve been holding our breaths for. We’ve got new plans for Tool & […]