The Maumee River does not begin. Formed out of the confluence of the St. Joseph River from the north, and the St. Marys River from the south, it is a continuation, flowing eastward and slightly northward through northeast Indiana and northwest Ohio, eventually opening out 137 miles later into the southwest corner of Lake Erie.…
Rust Belt Girl here with a shout-out to my underdog lake and its watershed. This book from Belt Publishing is on my to-read list! (No, I don’t get any kickbacks from Belt Publishing, but that’s an idea!)
Okay, maybe it’s weird that a girl from Cleveland is touting her native Lake Erie today instead of her native baseball team. (22: Go Tribe!) But, maybe if our human tribe took as good care of its water as we do our sports teams, we might all be a little better off.
What do you think?
A side note…Working on a review of the novel American Rust by Philipp Meyer this weekend. Read it? Liked it?