Letter: The Admiral

January 18, 2021

I always learn something from the Old Boat Column—and also have the fun of my memory being kicked a little down the river. Keith Norrington’s article on Twilight on The Levee… Read More

After many years of planning and delays due to high water, and many other issues, work has finally begun on a new excursion boat landing in Kimmswick, Mo. Ground has… Read More

Letter: Towboat Poem

January 4, 2021

Towboat Poem As I’m on this boat, looking out of the window I think about my life, and how far I will go Will I ever be a captain? Or… Read More

Stars Align For WRDA

December 23, 2020

At the end of an eventful and disruptive year, Jupiter and Saturn aligned for their first conjunction observable from Earth in 800 years, forming a “Christmas star.” In Washington, D.C.,… Read More

Letter: In Retirement

December 6, 2020

Since retiring in August, my wife, Mary, and I have been very busy. We sold our home in Louisville and moved to Edmond, Okla., on the first of October, and… Read More

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