Category 'Mississippi River Trip'


Bemidji Pioneer Newspaper Article

Somewhere Near Deer River, Minnesota August 2, 2019 Dear Family & Friends: Here is a link to an article that appeared in the local Bemidji newspaper yesterday. Article Bill


Southward Bound

Crazy James Point Campsite August 1, 2019 Dear Family & Friends: It has been said “the first 100 miles are the hardest.” We are now past that point and I’m guessing/hoping that assessment is correct. Our July 30 river ride from Bemidji to Cass Lake was the greatest. An easy paddle in stunningly beautiful country. […]


Mississippi River Update

July 30, 2019 Location: Drifting down the Mississippi River just outside of Bemidji, Minnesota.   Click on the arrow below to listen to the update.  


The Start of the Mississippi River Trip!

July 25, 2019 Detroit Lakes, Minnesota Dear Family & Friends: By the time you read this, I will be underway on my canoe trip down the Mississippi River. I am beyond ready and excited. I arrived in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota on July 16, after our trip to Egeland, North Dakota to stay at Sharon’s childhood […]