The Freedom Church and Cemetery boasts a “life-size birddog headstone” in the cemetery. No markings explained why the dog stood pointing toward the woods across the road. I found some other cool things on this day trip.
December 10th, 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
Ready to explore Missouri when you can see for miles? You might want to consider a trip to Houston, Mo., to find The Narrows.
November 27th, 2018
Find out more about this artist who also loves to ride foxtrotters and paint big murals.
November 23rd, 2018
Who knew that the getting there could be as fun as being there? Find out more about some side trips my friend, Julie Golob, and I made while on our way to Kansas.
November 14th, 2018
What an honor it was to meet Marvin Guthrie and hear his story of survival in a WW2 German POW Camp. His sense of humor helped him through the ordeal.
November 9th, 2018
He is one of the most successful sons from the Ozarks in the field of mining, mining research and in living life to its fullest. Read part 2 of Richard Bullock's story, which parallel his books.
November 4th, 2018
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Find out what life was like for an Ozarks' kid who grew up during the Depression and went on to become a world-renowned mining engineer.
November 1st, 2018