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Captain Steve and his helper, Cailee

Rollin’ Down the River -Calumet River – August 23, 2014

Day 176 Miles Today: 30 SM; Total Miles: 3,182 SM Locks Today: 1; Total Locks: 81 After almost three weeks in Portage, Indiana, our “vacation” came to an end. After stopping at the fuel dock for a pumpout and saying goodbye to the great staff at Marina Shores, we made on our way out the […]

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Still in Portage, Indiana – August 17-22 , 2014

Day 170-175 Miles Today: 0 SM; Total Miles: 3,152 SM Locks Today: 0; Total Locks: 80 We’re still in Portage, Indiana at the Marina Shores at Dune Harbor. Our family left last Saturday and we spent the rest of the weekend provisioning before we had to return the rental car. We expect less shopping opportunities […]

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Tracy, Jackson and Ryan

Chicago! Chicago! – August 11- 16 , 2014

Day 164 – 169 Miles Today: 0 SM; Total Miles: 3,152 SM Locks Today: 0; Total Locks: 80 It’s been a whirlwind week with Tracy, Jackson and Ryan arriving at Midway Airport on Monday, August 11. We rented a car for the week so we picked them up at the airport. We’ve missed them terribly […]

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A view of the Marina from the restaurant Lattitudes

A Vacation from our Vacation – Portage, Indiana August 5-10, 2014

Day 158-163 Miles Today: 0 SM; Total Miles: 3,153 SM Locks Today: 0; Total Locks: 80 Some might laugh at the title of this post, but we are having a vacation from our trip. In other words, we’re parked at the same marina for more than a couple of days. We haven’t felt the need […]

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Portage, Indiana – August 4, 2014

Day 157 Miles Today: 51 SM; Total Miles: 3,153 SM Locks Today: 0; Total Locks: 80 Today we entered our 11th State, Indiana, on our Great Loop Adventure (12 states if you count our side trip to Gettysburg, PA). Last night after looking at the weather forecasts, we decided to make a longer run to […]

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