We visited Memphis in March, my husband, brother and sister-in-law and I. While there I was fascinated with W.C. Handy the proclaimed Father of the Blues. His bronze statue sits in Handy Park, there are songs about him and songs by him. This musical master was born in Florence, AL and later wrote a myriad […]

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When I learned that the Anheuser Estate and Museum were open in Kimmswick Missouri, I hightailed it down to take a peek. The house that was first purchased by the Anheusers was bought in 1916 as a summer house for the Anheuser family. The house was built in 1867 and sits on 23 acres with […]

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Today is the 10th anniversary of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum. This amazing site in Springfield is celebrating in a big way and one of the things they have done to bring attention to the 10th year is to have a student art competition. The pictures on display at the museum are winning […]

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St. Charles, history that dates back!

St. Charles Missouri is a historic town with shops, restaurants and museums to draw tourists and locals alike. I spent an afternoon their recently with my friend Linda Spanberger. We ate at a dining establishment that used to be a bank called Llyelwan’s Pub. We dined on a wonderful flat bread pizza and made the […]

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Let's go Fly  a Kite - Picture by Keith Ladage

Spring is sprung and part of the joy of the season is getting out and enjoying activities. Stretch your legs and your mind by flying a kite and being a kid for a few. Remember Mary Poppin’s and head back to your childhood for a few minutes. Travel back to a simpler time and enjoy!