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Projects in Need of Support

A quick roundup of news about Mississippi River projects: This feels like it has been a big year for the Mississippi, given the number of major books released and the interest in big projects about the river. If you haven’t seen them, yet, you should check out The Big Muddy: An Environmental History of the […]

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Pokey Plays River Song on Letterman

Congratulations to Pokey LaFarge, who got a spot on the David Letterman show Monday night! Not only did Pokey give a shout-out to his hometown of St. Louis, but the song he played, Central Time, makes frequent reference to the  Mississippi River. Central Time is on his new CD, called Pokey LaFarge; go buy it […]

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Join Me on the American Queen

If you’re looking for ideas for a late summer/early fall vacation, why not take a cruise on the Upper Mississippi River with the American Queen? I’ll be a guest lecturer on three cruises in August and September, so we can travel together. How cool would that be? You’ll find me on these cruises: St. Louis […]

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