Category Archives: Missouri River

Wine tasting from St. Louis in Defiance and Augusta

Wine tasting, kept to minimal levels, can be a great country road trip, even in Missouri. We drove west on 64, then cut southwest on 94 once we had crossed the Missouri river. The Katy trail was our companion, making … Continue reading

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Dawn on the Missouri-Mississippi confluence

Mist obscured the Mississippi, but the barge-loading cranes we saw were across the river in Illinois. We put the car windows down, for the dawn air was still cool. Today promised to heat to above a hundred. Eastern meadowlarks, red-winged … Continue reading

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