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Old 02-01-2009, 09:23 AM
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Rock Island, Illinois mile 480 UMR
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Default Good morning from New Orleans!

It was 8 degrees Saturday morning as I awaited my ride to the Quad Cities International Airport, and it was 64 as I stood on the roof of the NATCHEZ and narrated in the afternoon. We did just the 2:30 day trip and the dinner trip. Unless there are groups scheduled, she is basically just doing the 2:30 day cruise and Friday and Saturday night dinner trips. As we approached the lower end of the harbor, we saw the River Explorer nosed in below the Algiers Canal. She was awaiting entrance to the lock, apparently to take the Intracostal over to her Beaumont layup destination. The DQ was all lit up last night and has had steam up for a day or two. We're going to go up and pass Perry Street on this afternoon's trip. I'll be narrating, but I'll have the mike in one hand and a camera in the other. The 'beach' which was showing when I was here in November has been covered with water again, but with the river around 4 feet, its beginning to emerge again. I had a first in my narrating career - when I signed off yesterday, a large section of the portside passengers applauded - but I don't know if that was in appreciation for what I told them, or for me stopping the talk... I'm about to head to the golf course for a quick round this morning. Got to take advantage of the warmer weather and snowless/iceless terrain while I can.
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