I was so lucky to ride the riverboat with Mom for a few days! What classy old-world luxury. Thanks for showing me the ropes, Pat Middleton, and so much more!
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beautiful Tiffany stained glass at St. Luke’s in Dubuque Iowa
Mom and Bonnie from the Iowa Store in Dubuque Iowa…Great River’s customer for 20 years!
All the details of riverboat class
beautiful evenings on the river
a real autograph of Louis Tiffany
the boat has to take the steam stack down when going under low bridges.
Dad and I enjoying the front porch
another beautiful evening shot
Mom gave presentations on the bow twice a day
it was wonderful to meet famed riverboat painter Michael Blazer whose work adorns the boat.
The American Queen is so beautiful!
the paddlewheel is mesmerizing and relaxing
the big steamboat outside Dubuque IA
the Gentleman’s room aboard the boat
I was so excited!
one of the dinner rooms aboard
the presentation room- real old world style!
the Mark Twain Room as you enter the boat
the welcoming committee in Burlington, IA
Mom works hard on the boat but she sure loves it!
Mom talking to an inquisitive guest
I’m SO proud to have my maps in the gift shop next to Mark Twain’s books!
the Ladies quarters as you enter the boat.
the Mark Twain room…all the details
big bald eagle along the river
Meet and Greet in the gift shop.
I met riverboat painter Michael Blazer on board!
Lisa and Dad saying goodby to Mom as she sailed away for another week on the boat.
Me feeling myschevious at my last lunch on the boat with Mom.