Jackie Smith I practically had the whole place, and several experts at Civil War history, to myself when I visited the Lynch-Tweed house in Houston.
May 23rd, 2017
Leon Kridelbaugh Find out why this Rolla, Mo., artist loves to work in stone. Leon Kridelbaugh is largely self-taught and sees beauty in rocks.
May 19th, 2017
3 morels in a row Want to find morel mushrooms? I checked with resident expert mycopagists (aka, mad mushroomers) for tips.
April 18th, 2017
heart with pressed glass It's poignant and whenever I hear a mourning dove, I think of my discoveries of folk art tombstones, and of one, in particular.
March 11th, 2017
Debo McKinney otter Some things you cannot put out of your mind, even if you try. A trip to visit Debo McKinney at his hardware store in Houston, Mo., held more than I could have imagined.
February 26th, 2017
Abe Lincoln at Lincoln University I'll never forget this Lincoln's birthday, when I met Bud Green, aka "Abraham Lincoln," at Lincoln University on Lincoln's birthday.
January 28th, 2017
I found more swinging bridges back when I was on a roll with this topic. Discover where they are and more about their histories.
January 15th, 2017
Swinging Bridge Missouri How cool is it to walk across swinging bridges constructed almost 100 years ago! Missouri was home to at least 12 known swinging bridges back in 2002.
December 27th, 2016
bells st. Michaels lyndhurst I fondly remember bell ringing lessons learned on a trip back to England a few years ago.
December 18th, 2016
folk art saints Mae and Guy Kinsey, of St. James, Mo., worked together to create these beautiful wooden, folk art Santas. You'll be lucky if you can find them any longer, since this retro Ozarkian dates back to 2001.
December 10th, 2016
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