You don’t see this much any more down on the Levee. It’s neat to see, but the ranks of riverboats once seen along here will never happen again.
Also, I’m part of a panel discussion on Thursday, November 3rd at 6:30 PM for the opening night of the St. Louis International Film Festival, featuring Bill Streeter’s new documentary, St. Louis Brews, in which I appear. Tickets are available… Continue Reading
I know for a fact I’ve visited this church before, and I swore I took a picture, but I cannot find it. It is the inspiration for the famous song. In case you’re wondering what a vale is, here you… Continue Reading
In the first year of this website, I visited the Scott Joplin House. I hadn’t been back on foot until last month; I drove through back in late July. Why is that? Scott Joplin is a fascinating character, and incredibly… Continue Reading
I’ve always been intrigued by the explosion of lakes created by dams in the 1950s and 60s. Created out of valleys to provide “recreation” and a stable water supply, they often are long and snaking affairs. This one is Forest… Continue Reading