Category Archives: St. Louis

Never Say Never

A year ago I was thinking about things I wanted to do in my hometown before I move across country. I also pledged, in writing, that I would never again do a couple of activities very popular in my area. Well, … Continue reading

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Need A Math Tutor?

You have to love a place that has “Café” in its name, yet doesn’t serve food. Husbands, take notice. Saturday was a dream day for me. Perhaps it was repayment for my attendance at a Blues’ hockey game the week before, … Continue reading

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All My Mundanity

As a young(ish) mom, I treasured time with my little boys, but sometimes I needed a break, especially during the long, hot summer stretches of school vacation. I am sure my kids were not so very different from any others, but in my … Continue reading

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And I’m Not Wearing Pants!

One of my life credos: No good ever comes from drinking blue-colored beverages. I first learned this in the mid 1980’s, where a local watering hole served “Blue Whales,” complete with immense amounts of liquor and a plastic blue whale … Continue reading

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With Friends Like This …

When I was deep in the trenches of the early child-rearing years, and perhaps once again through sons’ teenage turbulence, I longingly yearned for quick acceleration to the “easy years.” Certainly in one’s forties or fifties, life would be less stressful. … Continue reading

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A Day as a Debutante

  Those of you following along may remember I have made a bucket list of sorts, full of St. Louis-y things I want to experience before we sally forth to Colorado. Now that the pendulum of our move is swinging more … Continue reading

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Mardi Gras Movements

As most of you know, we are moving to Colorado … someday … I hope … but that’s another story. As we plan to leave the town both of us have called home for our entire lives, we find ourselves a … Continue reading

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