I wanted to paddle somewhere different. Sonora and Danelle were up for the challenge. I don’t remember who’s idea it was, but it doesn’t matter. We decided to paddle on the Mississippi river. Starting in a pool just off the river near the damn and working our way upriver just a bit. We didn’t want … Continue reading “Mississippi Paddle – 9/7/2020”
The Port of St. Louis is the third most busy inland port in the United States. I’ve seen it from land many times and paddled to the northern end of it, but never farther south than the Gateway Arch. That was about to change today. Its still spring break and the wife and kids are … Continue reading “Paddling the Port of St. Louis – 3/18/2018”
Mississippi river at 34.34 feet at St. Louis Arch.
I love paddling and I work in downtown St. Louis. I started in October of last year and my building overlooks the Mississippi river. I’ve been watching the river level for some time, but its spring and the river is unpredictable. The river has been low all winter, but some weekend storms brought it back … Continue reading “Mississippi Rising – 3/12/2013”
Working downtown, I can see the new I-70 bridge in St. Louis from my office. I decided it wasn’t too far from the office and walked to it over lunch. I’ll admit it was a brisk walk to get there and back in an hour, but it works! If you need a scale of how … Continue reading “New I-70 Bridge – 11/2/2012”