Category Archives: #MakeItLocal

Second story for KC Star online now

Second story for the Kansas City Star is up on their website! This one was such a pleasure to do—I got to meet Danny O’Neill, legendary Bean Baron behind The Roasterie coffee that gets me up in the morning as … Continue reading

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Second Story for KC Star

Tonight I’ll be spending my birthday doing what I love—writing. I have a second opportunity to write a story for the Kansas City Star. Last interview was done this morning and I’m ready to start writing. Surrounded by boxes, my … Continue reading

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Angela Poetry Magazine Contest

Angela Poetry Magazine invites all poets to submit lighthearted, humorous, playful, and curious poems to The Monthly Lighthearted Poetry Contest. This is a free contest, open to everyone. Published and edited by Kirk Ramdath, the publication is a project of Wax Poetry and Art. … Continue reading

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Meeting KC’s Bean Baron

Today I was privileged to meet (and interview!) Danny O’Neill, the creator behind the Full Vengeance coffee I raved about last month. He built The Roasterie, the caffeinated heart of Kansas City and mecca for coffee aficionados. For once, I didn’t … Continue reading

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Digi Collage Included in Music Video

I got such a sweet message today informing me that the German musician Petra has included one of my digital collage creations into his latest video on his Acoustic Spirit Youtube channel. The image is one of the latest I’ve … Continue reading

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Safe Arrival

We finally pulled into Kansas City. I smelled like vomit. Mr. Smith was in hyper “geterdone” mode. He and my son had the dogs walked and the truck unloaded in an hour. Then we discovered that somehow during the trip, … Continue reading

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A 20 Hour Drive…

Little did we know the suffering that lay ahead… the trip started off great, except that I accidentally had my Google maps set to take back roads. I’ve only ever set it to that once, and it was earlier that … Continue reading

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Miss You Already!

I loved seeing everyone who stopped by yesterday and miss all of you already. I’m going to plan another trip in the spring which will be less hurried and more about visiting friends. Thanks especially to the French Family of … Continue reading

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Back in Niceville for a day!

I’ll be back in Niceville tomorrow for just a few hours and I thought it might be easier to just hang out at Cafe Bienville the whole time and visit anyone who wants to stop by. I’ll be there from … Continue reading

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Story for KC Star is live online

Now I can say that Hemingway and I have written for the same publication—the Kansas City Star. My story went up on their website this evening. It was a fun story to do, but I felt very rusty. I didn’t … Continue reading

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