Sep 5, 2019 Thursday Treasure Island Casino, mile 798, Sturgeon Lake, Welch, MN to Twin Cities Marina, mile 830, Inver Grove Heights, MN to 29.9 nautical miles.
Elevation: 687 ft Locks: 1 Ascent: 13 feet
Lock 2 – mile 815, Hastings, MN
Remaining Statue Miles: 0
Our story’s been told.
It’s written in gold!
Yes Dear passed safely into the Twin Cities Marina harbor with flying colors, bringing us wandering swashbucklers home. Our dream is realized.
We will be living on the boat until it goes on the hard for the winter. Stop by and spin a yarn with us! Twin Cities Marina, mile 830, Inver Grove Heights, MN
Along the Way
But of course it was another cloudy day today. The only thing is does is darken pictures, never spirits.
One more dock and no more locks!
Our new home
Closing Comments: Pray for the Bahamas. We are truly blessed that we had the opportunity to visit them before they were hit by Hurricane Dorian.
Meaning: a swaggering swordsman, soldier, explorer or adventurer; daredevil
Origin: The word originated in the 1500’s and was used to refer to below average swordsman.
Passed with flying colors
Meaning: overwhelming victory, triumph, or success
Origin: This expression comes from the custom of sailing ships that would fly their colors or put up their flags and pennants if they wanted to be identified when passing other ships at sea.
Spin a Yarn
Meaning: Tell a story, much of which may be out of fantasy
Origin: Sailors would tell stories while making spun-yarn, rope or doing other repetitious chores
Drolleries and Yuks
What happens if you eat yeast and shoe polish?
Every morning you’ll rise and shine!