Moonlight on the Mississippi

I find peace on the water. There is a stillness in my soul as I slice a paddle through the smooth glassy surface of the water. My spirit is tranquil even when the river is turbulent. I see the reflection of the trees and the sky and imagine that dipping my head below the surface will take me to that inverted universe, like Alice through the looking glass. She and I both know that things are not … [Read more...]

2013 Mississippi River Marathon

The inaugural Mississippi River Marathon took place on Saturday, February 09.  You were directed to the downtown area of Greenville (near the finish line) around 6:00 to board one of the buses to take you to the start line. Full marathon runners were taken to Lake Chicot State Park, while the half marathoners were dropped off on the Arkansas side of the bridge on Hwy 82 that crosses the mighty … [Read more...]