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
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
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
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
I fondly remember bell ringing lessons learned on a trip back to England a few years ago.
December 18th, 2016
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
Have you seen any Christmas magic yet? It can happen at the least expected time and place -- like in Big Lots.
December 1st, 2016
Have you seen any hedge apples this fall? Find out more about them, and why they are so useful.
November 26th, 2016
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Cathy Warren once created really neat Victorian bird houses out of junk and other artifacts that she found in and around St. James, Mo.
November 5th, 2016