A misty cool day here in St. Louis, and a group of us went for a very muddy stroll down by the Mississippi at the Chain of Rocks Bridge.
The gray skies were reflected in the water, so that it looked a lot more like seawater than the usual brown muddy swirl. As it passes over a low underwater dam just downstream of the bridge, the river is churned up and fills the whole width of the river, wide here, with white water. It makes a wonderful roaring sound and I can gaze at the curling and weaving turbulence for a long time.
Here's a very short snippet of how it looks and sounds.And here's the river plus the Chain of Rocks Bridge, the old one closer to us and the newer one that Interstate 270 passes over in the far background. There's still ice in the water close to the bank.