Into Tennessee (Days 72-73)

Bible verses and Trump flags and a southern drawl. That's what I'm noticing more of now. (And ruins in the river.) Maybe it's because of where we stayed last night. Mooring Cells in Tennessee River, used to secure barges. We are in Tennessee, more than 1,500 miles from our start in Keweenaw Bay on Lake … Continue reading Into Tennessee (Days 72-73)

Panther Bay (Day 70)

Tonight, I'm not upset that darkness falls so early as I sit on the fly bridge to watch meteors fall in the sky above, and a star-beam compete with a moon-beam in the water below. I don't know if I've ever seen a star-beam before! I've seen just one meteor so far, but still. All … Continue reading Panther Bay (Day 70)

Sugar Bay to KenLake (Day 69)

Sometimes you start a thing for one reason and keep doing it for another. I joined the Navy to see the world and stayed to serve the people. I started The Loop to support Jeff's goal and have stayed ... well, for more than one reason, but one of them is a morning like today's, … Continue reading Sugar Bay to KenLake (Day 69)

To Kentucky Lake (Day 68)

Shifting gears, again ... from the hub-bub of Green Turtle Bay to the quiet anchorages of Kentucky Lake. Last night, we heard barges rumbling through the nearby lock. Tonight, we hear crickets. Variety is good. It awakens your mind and refreshes your senses. Entering Kentucky Lake We've also encountered the Tennessee River, our 6th river … Continue reading To Kentucky Lake (Day 68)