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Mother Look A Like Contest with NEW TWIST!

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Bo Matthews always tells me that I should enter the Mother/daughter Look-A-Like contest that The St. Louis Post Dispatch puts on every year for their Mothers Day issue.  BUT THIS YEAR IT’S DIFFERENT !   NOW SONS who look like their moms can enter, which SHOULD make for a lot more competition!  You can enter at the Post Dispatch stl ... Read More »

Did your Favorite “Mom & Pop” Local business make the list?

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Since it’s “National Mom & Pop Business Owner’s Day”, How about if we spotlight some of our amazing LOCAL small businesses that are part of our WIL family and community!?  Would love for you to share YOUR favorite local family/locally owned retailer!  It could be you or a friends or a family member, or just simply a place you LOVE!  ... Read More »

Local “Envisioneer” Man turns junk into Incredible Invention!

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Could this local inventor light up the world with his invention?  Check out THE GRAVPOWER GENERATOR HERE this could CHANGE the world! And people are taking notice!  We do have smart people who live in our midst!  AND he used some “junk” in his garage! For your #mondaymotivation I would like to quote the inventor himself, Mr. Garland Edwards of ... Read More »

Hmmm..Perhaps I should’ve flushed him down!

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So, where did I spend my “Where’s George” dollar to send him on his way so I could track him???   I just realized, if I would’ve flushed him down the potty somehow, he would end up in the sea!  BUT, how would I flush it without getting it wet?  See,  I DID SEE FINDING NEMO!  ;)_   Read More »

WHY does Google Maps NOT see St. Louis?

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Sure.  I can SAY it’s my “Directional Dysfunction” and if that were, in fact, the truth, I would take full responsibility!  Let’s face it. I KNOW full well that I get lost very easy.  Especially HERE!  I can get ANYWHERE in my hometown of southern California, but I grew up there!  So I rely on Google maps, the  WAZE App ... Read More »

Any Suggestions For Allergy Help?!? UGH!

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I grew up the youngest of four.  My siblings and I ALL suffered from asthma as kids.  Mainly from the smog of Los Angeles.  Other than that, my only allergy was from cats.  I owned a cat “Baby”, loved her!  But as I became an adult, my cat allergies got worse and worse.  Then…I move to Missouri.  Now…I’m allergic to ... Read More »

Surprise Family History!

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Have you ever learned something from your family history that surprised you?  Only recently did I find out that my mother, who I knew grew up the youngest of four, with a very large age difference, shared ONLY their mother!  So, my mom, who’s siblings were all over 15 years old when she was born, had a different father than ... Read More »

Cottleville Firefighters Haunted Trail! Scary FUN for YOU & Charity!

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The Cottleville Fire Department are doing it again!  Helping out a GREAT charity and GIVING WIL friends lots of Scares and FUN for Halloween!  It’s the Cottleville Firefighters HAUNTED TRAIL!  Mention Judi Diamond from WIL and they’ll give you $5.00 off the usual price of $15.00 and 100% proceeds go to Unlimited Play!  Check out my interview with Skip Stevens ... Read More »