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Joplin and Lawrence

Last week we packed up the apartment and took it (and the kids) with us for a central state tour.

We flew into KC, rented a car and drove to Joplin on Wednesday.   1,323 more words


Shoe Class - Nov 19, 2014

A continuation of the leather shoe making class will be Wednesday starting at 5:00, 1528 Connecticut Ave, Joplin. Participants should bring duct tape, poster board, an old sock, and leather. 30 more words

Shrinking World

My local airport is Joplin Regional Airport (IATA code JLN), which is about 30 miles from here.  When I first flew into Joplin, it was a cold January night and I’d flown from London Gatwick to St. 504 more words


Power Lines

We spent the night in Joplin , Missouri last weekend. It is like being in the “big city ” compared to tiny Coffeyville. My brain needs that city energy switch up to keep on keeping on :-) I can feel my brain soaking up all the sights and sounds.  50 more words

Weekend Getaway

My boyfriend Kyle and I went on a mini vacation to Joplin, Missouri to visit some of his friends (more specifically: surprise his best friend for his birthday). 725 more words

Crystal Bridges

Straight Country Flavor

I spent a few golden years in the illustrious (once meth capitol) hot bed of midwestern shreddery that is Joplin MO.  Amazing people living in that tornado land.   17 more words


Day 311: Neighborhood Chalk Hearts

Today’s first has been on my list since the beginning of the year. Armed with chalk, I wanted to walk through my neighborhood and draw hearts on sidewalks, and add a few encouraging words within the heart. 594 more words

Year Of Firsts