Picture of the Day: High Water Creeps Up Toward the Arch

Flooding at St. Louis (photo taken Dec. 31, 2015). See more photos here. High water at St. Louis; Dec. 31, 2015

By | February 3rd, 2016|Photo of the Day|0 Comments

Foggy Days

Fog can envelop the Mississippi Valley any time of year, but there's something especially magical about those fall mornings when the air is colder than the water and wisps of mist drift up from the river. Those are the mornings I reach for a heavy jacket, fill my thermos with fresh coffee, and pick a spot to

By | June 15th, 2015|Moody River|0 Comments

Picture of the Day: Winter in Retreat along the Mississippi River

View of the rail bridge at Louisiana, MO (photo taken March 2015). See more photos here.

By | March 12th, 2015|Photo of the Day|0 Comments

Picture of the Day: MacArthur Bridge in Fog

The Missouri approach to the MacArthur Bridge in St. Louis (photo taken Jan 2010). See more photos here.  

By | March 4th, 2015|Photo of the Day|0 Comments

St. Louis Riverfront Gets Little Respect

In St. Louis, the riverfront just can’t get any respect. With the St. Louis Rams positioning themselves to move—or to get the public to pay for another new stadium—St. Louis leaders are pushing a plan to build a new stadium next to the Mississippi River that they hope would convince the Rams that we are

By | March 2nd, 2015|About the Mississippi Valley|0 Comments

Picture of the Day: Winter Sunset over the Chain of Rocks

Chain of Rocks; St. Louis, MO (photo taken Jan 2015). See more photos here. Sunset over the Chain of Rocks; St. Louis, MO

By | January 21st, 2015|Photo of the Day|0 Comments