#56 Hardin, Illinois to Grafton, Illinois

#56 Hardin, Illinois to Grafton, Illinois

We got to sleep in this morning because we only had a short 21-mile cruise to get to Grafton. There were five boats tied up at Mel’s Riverdock Restaurant. The day before we ate at Mel’s and everything we had was delicious. So, it was an easy call to go...
#55 Beardstown, Illinois to Hardin, Illinois

#55 Beardstown, Illinois to Hardin, Illinois

Today is a special day for us. It’s September 19th. Talk Like a Pirate Day. Leaving Beardstown Beardstown was a quick and quirky stop. We were tied to a towboat at Logsdon Tug Service. It was a very industrial atmosphere. A hot night with no power made me a...