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The River’s Bend

A piece from James Smith's travel blog, Twain Worthy, about a full moon float on the Mississippi.

August 6, 2013
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Limbs of Bark and Flesh

Keith Benoist and Bobby Childers ruminate on big, friendly, and sometimes sad trees.

August 6, 2013
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Our Thoughts on Mud

River Rats Review Mud

July 22, 2013
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Anguilla Rostrata

The river is a constant gift-giver. But sometimes you get a present that you didn't even know it possessed.

July 7, 2013
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Transforming Tides

With heavy words that will speed up your heartbeat, Bobby Childers contributes this poetic defense for the River.

June 30, 2013
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“In the Presence of Greatness” – Gayle Harper

This is a reposting from Gayle Harper's Surrendering to Serendipity. Fine musings and photography on Clarksdale's mystical creative nature.

June 19, 2013
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That Lawless Stream: An Audio History of the Mississippi River

A Mississippi River History podcast from The American History Guys at BackStory. "We’ve tried to tame and shape it, but the Mississippi river always seems to go its own way. In this episode, we’ll discover instead how this 'lawless stream,' as Mark Twain called it, has ended up shaping us."

June 17, 2013
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“For Our Fathers” by Gayle Harper

In honor of Father's Day, we are happy to share a piece of rivery, paternal writing from Gayle Harper's blog, Surrendering to Serendipity

June 14, 2013
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When A River Shifts (from space)

Because of levees and rock piles, the big rivers we see are caged versions of their true selves. The Lower Arkansas, as you can see from these space shots, is still wild.

May 28, 2013
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Dinofish Detected

The Big Island Circumnavigation detects mysterious fish.

May 21, 2013
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Rivergator: Memphis to Helena

Explore the river between Memphis and Helena, a once critical connection between two of the great towns of the Lower Mississippi River.

May 22, 2013
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River Quest: a Big Island Circumnavigation feature

The Big Island Circumnavigation Expedition explored a seldom-seen Arkansas wilderness and exposed…

May 10, 2013
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The Rivergator: From Memphis to Helena

A paddling guide for the Lower Mississippi? Yes.

May 3, 2013
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The Gift of Happiness and Health: in memory of Mr. Johnnie Billington

Health and Happiness, the gifts of Mr. Johnnie Billington

May 3, 2013