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
Mill Creek Bridge 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
oliver_twist_01 Have you seen any Christmas magic yet? It can happen at the least expected time and place -- like in Big Lots.
December 1st, 2016
hedge apple Have you seen any hedge apples this fall? Find out more about them, and why they are so useful.
November 26th, 2016
Cathy Warren 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
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