Winona houseboat culture's a breeze, if you can stay afloat

Richie Swanson's 2 room houseboat.
Richie Swanson's two room houseboat sits on the Minnesota bank of the Mississippi River near Winona, Minn. on Jan. 31. Latsch Island residents trade creature comforts for proximity to nature, improvising everything from dishwashing to trash removal.