Cycling in Small Town Missouri

Guest post by Jennifer Wassenaar Growing up in Farmington, Missouri, my older sister and I would ride our bikes up and down the street, to the park that was behind our home and to our grandparents’ houses.  I even remember mastering the art of riding with no hands. As I … Continue reading

Farmington, MO Fall Festival

Guest Post by Jody McDowell The annual Farmington Fall Festival is happening downtown this Saturday, the 24th, from 9:00 to 3:00. West Columbia street will be lined with festive booths featuring handmade arts and crafts from local artists, and delicious eats. There is sure to be something for everyone! Animal … Continue reading

Contemplating Corn

Seems all I do these days is go to festivals and contemplate corn. Last time, it was corn on the cob at the Moses Austin Festival. I was pictured in the newspaper with wannabe Willie Nelson, eating my corn on the cob. This time it was fresh kettle corn (I … Continue reading

Washington County Farmers Market

On my drive to work each day, I pass a permanent sign in Potosi, Missouri that advertises the county’s seasonal farmer’s market. Though I love farmers markets, I still had not made it to this one until last Saturday. The vendors had beautiful produce, not limited to squash, zucchini, apples and … Continue reading

Cross Dressing Puppies: A Political Commentary

Last Saturday I was at the Moses Austin Festival in Potosi, Missouri, and yesterday I was at the Fall Festival in Farmington, Missouri. On both occasions, I witnessed dogs wearing skirts. Why dress a dog in a skirt? Because it’s hiLARious. The only thing funnier than a dog in a … Continue reading

Goodbye, Yoga Dog

Before I accepted my job in rural Missouri, I researched yoga classes in the area. I’d been in New York City long enough to have become one of those people who counted on regular yoga classes to keep me centered, balanced, and, well…sane. Yoga was a big enough deal to me … Continue reading

Country Days Run

I  rolled out of bed at 6 am to head into Farmington for the Country Days 1 mile fun run registration. It’s called a “fun run”, and it really was fun. There were not more than a hundred people in the 1 mile run, which was a contrast from the … Continue reading

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