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Counce , TN – Day 3 – October 6, 2014

Day 220 Miles Today: 0 SM; Total Miles: 4,015 SM Locks Today: 0; Total Locks: 91 After a fun day yesterday at Shiloh, it was a work day today. Bummer!! The day started with rain and thunderstorms and really was a good boat chores day. Gina did an extra load of laundry and Steve cleaned […]

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View of Pittsburg Landing - Site of the Union troop landing and staging area

Counce , TN – Day 2 – October 5, 2014

Day 219 Miles Today: 0 SM; Total Miles: 4,015 SM Locks Today: 0; Total Locks: 91 We borrowed the Marina van and were joined by Becky and Mark (Mara Beel) and Brenda and Glenn (Young at Heart) for a trip to the Shiloh National Battlefield about 18 miles away. Since we are Civil War buffs, […]

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Counce , TN – October 4, 2014

Day 218 Miles Today: 46 SM; Total Miles: 4,015 SM Locks Today: 1; Total Locks: 91 It was a beautiful night and morning at anchor at Swallow Bluff Island. It was a chilly 39 degrees this morning and when we left at 6:40 a.m., there was light fog on the water. The Tennessee River took […]

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Sunset at Swallow Bluff Island

Swallow Bluff Anchorage near Saltillo, Tn – October 3, 2014

Day 217 Miles Today: 30 SM; Total Miles: 3,969 SM Locks Today: 0; Total Locks: 90 Last night it was a stormy night just after midnight, bringing in a cold front. The wind was strong, the lightening was close and we were glad to be tied to a dock for the night. This morning we […]

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Lady Finger Bluff

Decaturville, Tn – October 2, 2014

Day 216 Miles Today: 44 SM; Total Miles: 3,939 SM Locks Today: 0; Total Locks: 90 It was another beautiful day on the Tennessee River. We left Pebble Island Marina at 6:50 a.m. with Mara Beel and Young at Heart. Three Looper boats left just before us. We passed only one tow today. We’ve been […]

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View of the Tennessee River from Johnsonville Historic Battlefield Park

New Johnsonville, Tn – October 1, 2014

Day 215 Miles Today: 34 SM; Total Miles: 3,895 SM Locks Today: 0; Total Locks: 90 It was anchor up at 7:00 a.m. …..except our windlass blew a fuse. So what’s up with that??? The anchor wasn’t all the way up yet and we did have a spare fuse. So Steve swapped out the bad […]

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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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