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THIS is THE Thanksgiving thing to DO!


Why does it seem America is the only country that not only ignores its’ Senior Citizens, but makes so many of them feel as if they’ve nothing to contribute?  Other countries, especially the Asian Culture, REVERE their elderly, and RESPECT them!  I really began to take notice when my mother and father were visiting a couple of weeks ago.  My ... Read More »

Should I? Would YOU?

What’s something that you’ve always wanted to try in your life, but was either too scared to try, or just never had the time?  I’ve ALWAYS wanted to be a Trapeze Performer in a Circus!  I know, right?  That whole “Run Away To Be In The Circus” Thing!  But, I ended up IN entertainment after all, AND since being in ... Read More »

Look Dad! I Can Use Power Tools!


It’s true!  And, BOY, was HE surprised! Okay, let me back up a bit.  First off, last week I had a nice vacation week off of work, which all of us need.  You know, a chance to re-charge and re-fuel, so to speak.  But it’s even better when that vacation includes my parents coming in to visit for the week! ... Read More »

Who IS Chris Stapleton? Info you might’ve not known…

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Chris Stapleton is a songwriter/singer, and I put it in that order for a reason. This 37 – year – old Kentucky native has written for the top artists both in country and other genres, including Adele!  As a songwriter, he’s credited with over 150 songs by some of the best of the best!   Kenny Chesney, Tim mcGraw, Brad ... Read More »

What Does “The Arch” Mean to YOU? #Arch50

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Happy birthday to our very own Monument, The Arch!  October 28, 1965, The St. Louis Gateway Arch was completed.  Originally it was built to memorialize The Westward expansion in the United States.  I’ll bet anybody who either grew up living near the massive, gleaming, impressive structure, or like myself, moved here, has visited the Arch at least one time.  Since ... Read More »

I Want my MOMMY! Uh Oh, What did I JUST do??


What IS it that even as adults, so many of us always feel like we have to continue to try and make our parents proud?  My mom and dad are coming for a visit, and haven’t been HERE to see me in almost 3 years.  I’ve lived in St. Louis over 10 years and they’ve visited me exactly 4 times.  ... Read More »

Got all this for only $19.44!


I’ve been a thrift store shopper my whole life.  See, when you’re one of four kids on a tight budget, you learn early that money doesn’t grow on trees and neither to the clothes!  My mom has the gift of sewing (I finally bought a sewing machine!) and she knew how to “re-purpose” just about anything!  She’d go to Church ... Read More »

How Wicked is YOUR Costume? You could WIN!

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Do you love the broadway musical “Wicked”?  Do you love the Godfrey Corn Maze AND love to get scared out of your wicked wits at Six Flags Fright Fest?  We’ve got a chance for you and 3 of your scariest, most wickedest friends to go them ALL!    All ya gotta do is upload your WICKEDEST Halloween 2015 costume, and you ... Read More »