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Glenn, Brenda and Steve in front of the US Snagboat Montgomery

Pickensville, Alabama – October 14, 2014

Day 228 Miles Today: 29 SM; Total Miles: 4,162 SM Locks Today: 1 ; Total Locks: 99 Island Time is on the move again and entered the State of Alabama, our 17th State (and one country, Canada, of course) since leaving Florida in March. After a strong line of thunderstorms last night, it rained most […]

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Columbus , Ms – October 13, 2014

Day 227 Miles Today: 0 SM; Total Miles: 4,133 SM Locks Today: 0 ; Total Locks: 98 Today was spent doing chores to get ready to leave tomorrow after the cold front passes us. After washing a load of laundry and filling up the water tanks, we borrowed the courtesy car for a quick trip […]

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Columbus, Ms – October 12, 2014

Day 226 Miles Today: 0 SM; Total Miles: 4,133 SM Locks Today: 0 ; Total Locks: 98 Yes, we’re still at Columbus Marina. We’ll be here till Tuesday morning when we hope the weather has passed. A strong front is expected late tomorrow/night. We decided to stay here till it all passes. We’re in good […]

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Sunset at Columbus Marina

Columbus , Ms – October 11, 2014

Day 225 Miles Today: 0 SM; Total Miles: 4,133 SM Locks Today: 0 ; Total Locks: 98 We are still at Columbus Marina in Columbus, Mississippi waiting a better weather window before leaving here. Tomorrow is probably an OK travel day but good marinas are few and far between. We don’t want to leave here […]

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Columbus , Ms – October 10, 2014

Day 224 Miles Today: 0 SM; Total Miles: 4,133 SM Locks Today: 0 ; Total Locks: 98 Easy day at the marina. Grocery shopping at Kroger- Whoohoo a larger grocery than we’ve been to in a few weeks. In the afternoon, Steve installed our new upgraded wifi antenna — The Groove from Islandtime PC (no […]

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The deer jumped off the bank right in front of the boat and swam across the river

Columbus , Ms – October 9, 2014

Day 223 Miles Today: 24 SM; Total Miles: 4,133 SM Locks Today: 1; Total Locks: 98 Since we had a short day planned, we waited until 8 a.m. to call the Aberdeen Lock, our only lock for today, and a short distance from the marina. The Lock was ready for us and we untied the […]

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Steve holding the line around the "bollard" or "bit" in the lock

Aberdeen, Ms – October 8, 2014

Day 222 Miles Today: 56 SM; Total Miles: 4,109 SM Locks Today: 6; Total Locks: 97 Today was a BIG locking day for us – 6 locks in 56 miles. This morning at anchor we called the Whitten Lock to see whether they could lock us through or whether we would have to wait for […]

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Island Time and Young at Heart at anchor at Cotton Springs

Cotton Springs Anchorage near Whitten Lock, Ms – October 7, 2014

Day 221 Miles Today: 38 SM; Total Miles: 4,053 SM Locks Today: 0; Total Locks: 91 It was time to leave Grand Harbor Marina and say goodbye to our friends who were going to the AGLCA Rendezvous at Joe wheeler State Park, continuing on the Tennessee River. Grand Harbor is at the junction of the […]

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