Bill Longstaff: What would Huck Finn have said?

My favourite book in childhood, and I was an avid reader, was Mark Twain’s Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Rafting down the mighty Mississippi from adventure to adventure was as romantic a vision as a boy could have. Sadly, it appears that old Miss isn’t so mighty these days. Due to the massive drought affecting the ...

The Disaffected Lib: America’s Latest Drought Victim – the Mighty Mississippi

America’s drought has forced traffic closures on the Mississippi River in Wisconsin and Arkansas and in Mississippi it’s not even knee deep in places. “It looks like a coastline out there,” said Reynold Minsky, president of the 5th Louisiana Levee District board. “There are more beaches on the river than there are in Florida.”  The ...