Sock monkey lady copyfeature This is one of my all-time favs. Who didn't have a sock monkey as a kid? Find out more about them and about this woman, who ran an adoption agency for them.
July 20th, 2018
Topaz Mill Such a fine day of discovery. We headed out with the BaseMap app in hand to discover a lovely lake, an old mill with a gushing spring and a one-of-a-kind country store.
July 17th, 2018
Anheuser house It's a fascinating documentation of history of the Anheuser family of St. Louis, and really, how the "other half" lives.
July 12th, 2018
cemetery stalactite tombstone MO Sometimes you just need to ask around, in order to discover something you've heard about in the Ozarks. Such was the case with the stalactite tombstones, near Akers Ferry.
July 8th, 2018
You don't need to go to a waterpark or Disney. If your kids are like mine, they'd probably rather spend the day outside at a natural waterpark, aka a Missouri shut-in.
July 5th, 2018
Country Auction pile of stuff I would much prefer to stand out in the sweltering heat at a good old country auction, than sit in a fancy auction house somewhere. Find out why!
July 1st, 2018
Vacuum cleaner museum The history of the vacuum is the history of humankind, sort of.
June 27th, 2018
Cheryl Thompson elevator bin planter I finally got to attend a Schofield+Gray Seasonal Market. Find out why you want to add this event to your calendar for Sept. 22.
June 24th, 2018
Summerfield MO You'll probably scratch your head after you read how Hatchee Creek got its name!
June 18th, 2018
A few years ago, II wrote this tribute to my dad, a football coach who was blessed with 4 daughters. It rings true today, so Happy Father's Day, Dad!
June 17th, 2018
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