She lived on Cooper Hill, near Bland, Missouri. Her life was anything but bland and she penned 2 books about it.
February 20th, 2019
Throughout the years, I've been privileged to meet many inspiring people, and Julia Johannesmeyer is one of the most. Find out why.
February 16th, 2019
On a cold, wintry day, I was treated to a warm and interesting tour of this exceptional museum in Jefferson City.
February 5th, 2019
What do you do with a trapped skunk? Find out what Ozarkian skunk trapper Ollie Kernick has to say about it.
January 18th, 2019
When you're in a boat on a lake with someone like Fat Man, you must pay attention to life's lessons, as well as the fishing.
January 7th, 2019
Meet Bernon E. Brackett and find out why he packed up his car and took off on a solo trip around the US.
January 6th, 2019
On a cold, wintry day, we visited Fulton, Missouri, and learned about the history behind the wall that celebrates his life.
December 14th, 2018
There's a place near Ava, Missouri, where Trappist monks take a vow of silence and make fruitcakes. It's worth a trip or a retreat.
December 2nd, 2018
It's not every day you get to learn about the past from a living history book, and I sure enjoyed tea and talks with Grace Grahl, who was 100.
December 1st, 2018
Ellen Gray Massey contributed a wealth of literature documenting life in the Ozarks. This book, which is still available, teaches old-fashioned parlor games, and I highly recommend it for your holiday gatherings.
November 29th, 2018
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