today we are going 4 hours. The river is so flooded that we went right over the locks. Before we left we spent the morning with Grandma Cathy. Also we walked to the lighthouse. Then we left. I saw a lot of barges. There was this one that was so big that they had to bring half of it through the locks. Then they let some of us and other boats go through. Then they brought the other half through. I’ve also seen a lot of pelicans. Here is a picture of one.