Tag Archives: Mississippi River

The Mississippi River – My Confidante

  This morning I was thinking about my life in Cape Girardeau, MO, growing up very near the Mississippi River and how special that river was to me as a child & also as a teen-ager.  There was just something … Continue reading

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Lewis VanBuren Yow

OK, all you ladies waiting to know more about this handsome man. Thanks to my sister-in-law, I now have info on Lewis VanBuren Yow, one of my great-uncles. I really have very little information on him. I never met him … Continue reading

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Back at the keyboard again

Well, I am back again. I have been on an extended hiatus for many reasons, health being one of them. But this morning, I called my unofficial blog mentor, Ken Steinhoff, and he gave me my marching orders. He said … Continue reading

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Dredging Up Memories…..

The above image is an aerial view of the flood of 1993. This is the old bridge that I was familiar with as a child. In the image, the top of the photo is south, the bottom is north. My … Continue reading

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