Monthly Archives: October 2011

Day 19 – Trick or Treat

Monday, October 31, 2011 Wolf Island, mile marker #192.6 to Unnamed island mile marker #399.0 near John L Rankin Lock The morning had been perfect – no fog, minimal clouds, and beautiful reflections on calm water. We passed by lots … Continue reading

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Day 18 – Pea Soup for Lunch

Sunday, October 30, 2011 Rockport Slew, Tennessee River mile marker #107 to Wolf Island, mile marker #192.6 (see accompanying Photo Blog for Day 18) It was a beautiful morning, or so it seemed. Light lit the vertical rock wall that … Continue reading

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Day 17 – Kentucky Lake but Tennessee River?

Saturday, October 29, 2011 Green Turtle Bay Marina, Lake Barkley, KY to Rockport Slough, Tennessee River mile marker #107 (see accompanying Photo Blog for Day 17) It was a later wake up than usual – 6:30 AM. The Captain wanted … Continue reading

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Photos are up!

Hi Friends, Check out the Photo Blog tab – you’ll see that photos from the first 11 days of our trip are finally online for your viewing pleasure and to enhance your reading of each day of our journey. We’re … Continue reading

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Day 16 – Photo Ooops

Friday, October 28, 2011 Towhead Island, mile marker #923.5 Ohio River to Green Turtle Bay Marina, Lake Barkley, KY (see accompanying Photo Blog for Day 16) Terry and I effortlessly pulled up the anchor and we got under way without … Continue reading

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Day 15 – Knots Don’t Equal Miles

Thursday, October 27, 2011 Wingdam mile marker #7.7 to Towhead Island, mile marker #923.5 Ohio River (see accompanying Photo Blog for Day 15) We’ve gotten a good routine of hoisting up the anchor, but this morning didn’t go as smoothly. … Continue reading

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Day 14 – Fun Facts

Wednesday, October 26, 2011 Wingdam mile marker #106 Mississippi River to Wingdam mile marker #7.7 (see accompanying Photo Blog for Day 14) Terry is our researcher; he’s always curious about the specifications and technical data of anything that sparks his … Continue reading

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