November 2015

The Sappington House combine fun and history

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It was a birthday trip.  My friend Janna took me to a brunch at the Barn, the lovely restaurant and gift shop located outside the historic Sappington House in Crestwood, Missouri, a St. Louis suburb.  After a wonderful and filling meal, in the tea room setting, we toured the beautifully restored home that is thought […]

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Civilized Cats, don't travel without it!

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I admit, I love cats and I love fun pictures with cats and I live on a farm so I am the perfect client for the pictorial book with perfect quotes titled Civilized Cats, an album in words and pictures.  Since I am the perfect client, I have pored over the pictures and smiled several […]

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The Beautiful Peabody Opera House

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Last night I traveled to the beautiful Peabody Opera House to see Jackson Brown with a friend and family.  The acoustics and Brown’s voice was lovely, but I admit to being distracted.  Not by a person sitting beside me, not by talking, phones or anything off putting, my distraction was from the beauty of this […]

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A marking reminding us of what went before - the Potawatomi Trail of Death - a march from Indiana to Kansas

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Roadside historical markers reveal much about what happened in the past.  We see these signs and drive on by oblivious to the events that unfolded on the very ground we trod. On a recent glorious trip to view the Fall Colors on the Pike Color Drive, we pulled over for one of these markers and […]

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Prairie tractors and a book made out of love wow visitors at the National Farm Toy Show

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Sometimes it is the little things that make something special.  That extra thing that someone did or said. This year at the National Farm Toy Show, that little thing was a book that Richard Marcott’s daughter Julie Blegos made for her dad. Right before he left for the show that is held in Dyersville, Iowa […]

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The other day I went to town with my friend. She and I both had on awesome jewelry and she broke out into a hip hop, “We are stylin it!  Stylin it”. We grooved our way as good as two middle aged divas can on our way into town.  By the time we reached my […]

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