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 […]
The holiday’s were not fun from everyone’s perspective..
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]