My semi-regular blog documenting the fun and excitement of traveling along the Mississippi River.

How to Support Writing about the Mississippi River (Hint: Visit Patreon)

Ten years ago, I began writing about the Mississippi River. Yes, it’s been ten years! As you may or may not have followed every step I have taken in the past ten years, here are a few highlights: I share stories of the people and places along the Mississippi, like the story about the University

By |2018-02-08T19:57:07-05:00February 3rd, 2018|Blogging the Great River Road|0 Comments

Ice on the Mississippi River

We’ve had a run of cold weather in St. Louis for a couple of weeks now, so ice floes are a common sight on the Mississippi River. I took advantage of the cold weather (how often do I get to say that!) to take some photos along the downtown St. Louis riverfront and of

By |2018-02-08T20:00:37-05:00January 14th, 2018|Blogging the Great River Road|0 Comments

The Eight Most Interesting Books I Read in 2017

My personal library has about 250 books that are directly about the Mississippi River and the communities along its banks. I’ve read most of them, even though my to-read list seems to get longer every year. This year, for a change, I read more books than I bought, so my pile of unread books