Category Archives: #ReadLocal

Trying Something New: Visual Creativity

Tonight I have tried my hand at creating visual art. Our favorite hockey team, the Kansas City Mavericks, and Recycle More have partnered for the second-annual ‘Rejectamenta Restored’ recycled art competition. The goal is to create a piece of art … Continue reading

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Haiku Month Begins

Just back from Borderlands Bootcamp and it was absolutely worth it. I don’t have time to give a full recap now (the day job calls) but watch for that early next week. Now that this huge event is in my … Continue reading

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From Soraya: Interview with Chelsea Quinn Yarbo

Today I have another interview from my friend, Soraya Murillo Hernandez, from Spain. Soraya speaks Spanish, and I only speak English, so our friendship has leaned heavily on technology and Google Translate. Soraya has so many incredible interviews that I’ve … Continue reading

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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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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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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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