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Magnificent Muddy Mississippi  
   

Magnificent Muddy Mississippi

The "Old Man" river at approx 2350 miles long is the biggest in the US. In some places it is 4 miles wide and 200 ft deep. A raindrop falling in Lake Itasca(the source) would arrive at the Gulf of Mexico in about 90 days
Musical Meanderings

July 6th 2006
Howdy Y’all….. this has been the southern part of our tour, and yet again, is a complete contrast. It has been hot and humid, almost tropical....... you expect to see giraffes drinking at the water's edge, not long horn cattle. As I write this we are sitting out in a warm balmy night, after a crushingly humid day, chirruping things chirping, bitey things biting, fire flies glowing and in ... read more
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American Flag Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... ... read more
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