Category Archives: Locks

Day 24 – Waiting

Saturday, November 5, 2011 Basin Creek on Tombigbee River, mile marker #145 to mile marker #87,  Tombigbee River (See Photos – Week 4, Day 24) We sat at anchor with the three other boats from the night before. We heard … Continue reading

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Day 23 – Wildlife Swimming Wild

Friday, November 4, 2011 Demopolis Yacht Basin, Demopolis, AL to Basin Creek on Tombigbee River, mile marker #145 (See Photos – Week 3, Day 23) The first order of business after breakfast on board, as the restaurant was closed, was … Continue reading

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Day 21 – What to Do?

Wednesday, November 2, 2011 Mile marker #342.7 on the Tombigbee River to mile marker #265.8 after Heflin Lock (see accompanying Photo Blog for Day 21) There are so many things to occupy my time when I’m not on watch that … Continue reading

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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 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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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 13 – No Green Peppers in My Oatmeal Please

Tuesday, October 25, 2011 Dresser Island, Wingdam mile marker #208.2 to Wingdam mile marker #106 Mississippi River (see accompanying Photo Blog for Day 13) When I first met the crew I asked them what types of food they like and … Continue reading

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