FOR MANY MOONS
This is a journal of observation, immersion, and occasional insight. To read chronologically, click the “start at the beginning” button above.
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At least 22 boat crews came to “docktails” (dockside social hour) tonight, our last evening in Alton, Ill. After the sun set, we hosted four boaters in our salon, lit by my solar flames, while snacking on Scotch Eggs that we made in the air fryer. What fun. The Looper community is like a river; … Continue reading Community (Day 53-54)
“And the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time.” – T.S. Eliot That sounds like a Looper motto to me! I wonder if, at the end of this trip, I will know myself “for the first time?” A curious question, perhaps, but … Continue reading St. Louis (Day 52)
When a full moon meets the apex of a cable bridge, it looks like a spotlight. A 5×3 barge tow carries as much as 1,000 semi trucks. Loopers on a bus named Shittzengiggles do, in fact, giggle. Those are three things I learned during our third day in Alton, Illinois on the Mississippi River … … Continue reading Bridges, Barges & Giggles (Day 51)
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