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Sunset at Ft. Heiman anchorage ("Young at Heart at anchor)

Fort Heiman, Calloway County, Ky – September 30, 2014

Day 214 Miles Today: 0 SM; Total Miles: 3,861 SM Locks Today: 0; Total Locks: 90 It was another beautiful day at the Fort Heiman anchorage. We accomplished a couple of chores in the morning – engine room checks, Cody and Cailee got haircuts, boat cleaning and charting our river travel. We enjoyed reading in […]

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Fort Heiman, Calloway County, Ky – September 29, 2014

Day 213 Miles Today: 40 SM; Total Miles: 3,861 SM Locks Today: 0; Total Locks: 90 At 8:15 a.m. this morning we said goodbye to friends at Green Turtle Bay Marina where we had spent the past week and headed out in the Cumberland a River. We were followed by Young at Heart and Mara […]

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Gina, Brenda, Glenn, Becky, Mark, Connie and Jim

Grand Rivers, Kentucky- Day 7- September 28, 2014

Day 212 Miles Today: 0 SM; Total Miles: 3,821 SM Locks Today: 0; Total Locks: 90 Our week at Green Turtle Bay Marina is almost over. We enjoyed breakfast this morning with Connie and Jim (Patriot) at “Dockers Bayside Grill”. Afterwards we borrowed the Loaner Jeep for a quick trip to the new grocery store […]

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Grand Rivers, Kentucky- Day 6- September 27, 2014

Day 211 Miles Today: 0 SM; Total Miles: 3,821 SM Locks Today: 0; Total Locks: 90 Day 6 for us here at Green Turtle and it was a beautiful day! Loopers boats leave – Loopers boats arrive. Laundry first, then Gina went to the Spa for a Mani-Pedi. Steve helped Jim on Patriot install a […]

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Dinner at the Commonwealth Yacht Club

Grand Rivers, Kentucky- Day 5- September 26, 2014

Day 210 Miles Today: 0 SM; Total Miles: 3,821 SM Locks Today: 0; Total Locks: 90 Our morning began with moving the boat across the marina to the haulout dock. They were ready for us when we arrived at the dock, and Island Time was lined up in the sling where she would be hauled […]

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Grand Rivers, Kentucky- Day 4- September 25, 2014

Day 209 Miles Today: 0 SM; Total Miles: 3,821 SM Locks Today: 0; Total Locks: 90 Six of us took the courtesy van to Eddyville, Kentucky for groceries, wine and beer. Grand Rivers is dry, i.e. no liquor sales. Being formerly Kentuckians, we were quite aware of wet and dry counties in Kentucky. In fact, […]

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Grand Rivers, Kentucky- Day 3- September 24, 2014

Day 208 Miles Today: 0 SM; Total Miles: 3,821 SM Locks Today: 0; Total Locks: 90 The morning was spent getting the boat hauled to check the props. We pulled the boat out of our slip and tied to the dock on the other side of the marina waiting to be hauled out. Once the […]

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Grand Rivers, Kentucky – Day 2 – September 23, 2014

Day 207 Miles Today: 0 SM; Total Miles: 3,821 SM Locks Today: 0; Total Locks: 90 Today was boat chores and rest. After four hard travel days, we were ready for a down day. But we still had chores: laundry and of course Steve couldn’t relax until the boats was cleaned (particularly the mustache which […]

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