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Community (Day 53-54)

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)

St. Louis (Day 52)

“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)

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