Monthly Archives: September 2012

Sunshine & Warmer Nights

The Ice Harbor in Dubuque ended up being home for 2 nights.  The 2nd day we enjoyed walking around town and admiring the great architecture and took in the Art Museum which features art only by Iowans.  Beautiful day – … Continue reading

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Goodbye Wisconsin – Hello Illinois

Our slip tonight is in the Ice Harbor in Dubuque, where years ago they took great ice chunks from the harbor for refrigeration. It was a beautiful sunny calm day, about 75 degrees – perfect for going through the big … Continue reading

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Brrrrrr – We’re Doing Fine

We’re currently on a beautiful sand bar south of the ‘Bird’s & the Bee’s Island’ (that was for Nathan).  We gassed up in Lansing (2.07 mpg) & cruised to Lock 9 where we had the pleasure of locking through with … Continue reading

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We’re On Our Way!

We finally got internet connection!  As we travel I guess that will determine how often I’ll post to the blog.  We left Lake City Marina on 9/16 after stocking the boat with groceries, etc. and many well-wishes from fellow Dock 200 … Continue reading

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Where it all starts, Mississippi River Head Waters

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