when the phone rings…

Rain, rain, rain. This photo was taken Sunday. The water is definitely up with all of the ran we’ve received this week. Unfortunately, along the Cumberland River, Nashville seems to be taking the brunt of it.

The National Weather Service has a really neat Hydrograph, along with some other neat facts about the Cumberland in Clarksville.

Ingram Marine Group is a barge company that operates all over the Mississippi and in the Easter waterways, such as Illinois and Ohio. Anyway, they have a really neat Boat Position feature on their site. I’d love to take a tour of a tug boat or even ride on one, for a day. I’m sure it’s hard work, but it looks so peaceful out there on the water.

Kinfolk Saturdays: Swimming in Wild Waters from Kinfolk (kinfolk.com) on Vimeo.

I love Kinfolk videos.

all i ever needed…

lbl sunset

lbl sunset 2

Ghost ships really do exist.

…veterans won’t be able to receive government-funded health care from providers outside the Department of Veterans Affairs system.” (I’m curious to know what the federal judge that ruled on this case defines the word adequate.)

We also learned that even though there was a Legionnaires’ outbreak at the Pittsburgh VA, the former director received a nearly $63,000 bonus.

I’ll end this on a few positive notes:

Dolphins Riding the Bow of the Leda Maersk from Maersk Line on Vimeo.

Chicago by boat: A timelapse journey from Philip Bloom on Vimeo.