Words You Never Want to Hear from Your Doctor

I’m listening to the Muppets Green Album on NPR.com and trying to distract myself from my concerns about today’s doctor’s appointment. In October 2010 my right foot was run over by a hayride wagon while at work in Small Town, MO. Thirty people sat on hay bales on the wagon, … Continue reading

Dinner Meetup at Bridge Tap House & Wine Bar

Some of my favorite St. Louis restaurants are owned by the same proprietor, David Bailey. I’ve enjoyed meals at Bailey’s Chocolate Bar and Rooster, but Friday night was my first meal at Bridge Tap House & Wine Bar. I was graced with the good company of several friends who also … Continue reading

Young Nonprofit Professionals Network St. Louis Needs Volunteers

It’s time to hang up my YNPN hat, and I’d like to help YNPN fill my role on its marketing committee. I wonder if you know someone in the St. Louis area who is interested in spending a few hours each month volunteering their time and marketing skills to help this great St. Louis-area nonprofit young professionals group. Continue reading

MilliGFunk Moves to Colorado

I’m nervous, excited and sad to share with you the news that my years of blogging from rural Missouri have come to an end. On August 21st, I’ll be leaving my little cabin in rural Missouri to begin a new phase in my life and my career in Colorado Springs, Colorado. After … Continue reading

Will Write for Wine with STLWineGirl

Last Wednesday, July 15th, I had the opportunity to participate in a food bloggers’ event with STLWineGirl, Angela Ortmann. The event, titled “Will Write for Wine”, was by invitation only, and I was flattered to be on the list. Angela’s classes are always informative, and I’ve enjoyed the classes and … Continue reading

St. Louis Food Bloggers’ Meetup

On August 12, Stephanie from Off the Eaten Path St. Louis and I will be hosting an informal food bloggers’ dinner at Bridge Tap House and Wine Bar on Locust Street in downtown St. Louis. This event is open to any St. Louis area food bloggers or social media friends … Continue reading

Swimming with Dolphins

Once upon a time, there was a handsome man who liked to plan sweet surprises for his beautiful girlfriend. The handsome man’s name was Nick and his beautiful girlfriend’s name was Melissa – otherwise known as Small Town Girl. On Nick and Melissa’s recent vacation to the Florida Keys, Nick … Continue reading

Missouri Writers’ Guild Supports Joplin Libraries

I received the following call for submissions today from the Missouri Writers’ Guild via the Missouri Arts Council. The Guild is partnering with the Joplin Writers’ Guild to raise money to help buy books for Joplin school libraries damaged or destroyed by the May 22nd tornado. If you are a Midwestern writer … Continue reading

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