Packing Away the Medals

The movers came today to pack all of our household goods, and they’ll return tomorrow to load everything for shipment to Germany. Surprisingly, today wasn’t sad. It’s my first Army PCS, but somehow, I think I’ve already accepted that purging and packing are part of Army life. There was a … Continue reading

Pikes Peak Community Cupboard

On Sunday afternoon, we attended our first food swap hosted by Pikes Peak Community Cupboard at Care and Share – a food bank for southern Colorado – in Colorado Springs, Colorado. I’d never attended a food swap before, and I was on an absolute high by the end of this one. … Continue reading

Missouri Meetings & Events

With snow falling outside and Greg Brown music playing softly in my cabin, Rosie sleeps on my bed and I click “send” on the email containing my most recent magazine story. Although I can’t help but miss Brooklyn, mornings like this one are pretty much idyllic. There thousands of people … Continue reading

Bloggers’ Night at the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra

Although I was never a fan of history classes in general, music history quickly became my favorite subject in music school. I would dig into music history papers with a fervor most college students reserved for frat parties or first loves. When I was invited by Eddie Silva, the Publications Manager for … Continue reading

Saucy Soiree Recap

Monday night was Sauce Magazine’s “Saucy Soiree”, a coming-out party of sorts for the winners of its Readers Choice awards for local restaurants and bars. Held at The Four Seasons Hotel on St. Louis’s riverfront hot spot, The Landing, the party was overflowing. Rumor had it that Sauce anticipated 600 … Continue reading

Fourth of July in St. Louis

This year, Fourth of July in Missouri meant rain for most of the day, so instead of BBQ or bottle rockets, I filled my day with indoor things. It wasn’t until I was standing beneath the St. Louis Arch that it really felt like the Fourth of July to me. … Continue reading

A Beef with Metromix St. Louis…Literally

I have a beef, in the form of a prime rib buffet, with Metromix St. Louis. On Saturday I’ll be in Forest Park to run the Go! St. Louis 5K. In hopes of catching a cool arts event or some live music that evening, I just went to to … Continue reading

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