To Hoppies, Missouri (Day 55)

We are tied up tonight at the legendary Hoppies' Marina at Kinnswick, Missouri, getting bounced around by passing barges after an eventful 44-mile day. It started with a wake-up call at 0530, our earliest yet. We sure "woke up" from our six leisurely days in port! Hoppies This marina (if you can call it that) … Continue reading To Hoppies, Missouri (Day 55)

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)