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Goode for Atchison, Part One

Frank Blair told the Missouri legislature that the future of the state hung in the balance. Would Missouri remain a backward slave state, scaring away immigrants and depressing its economy with slave labor? 609 more words

Road To War

St. Louis, Jefferson City and Kansas City, Mo - June 29

In the tour of the basilica, the guide mentioned three things you needed to try in St. Louis: roasted ravioli, gooey butter cake and Ted Drew’s custard. 495 more words

Traveling The US

The Future of Missouri and David Rice Atchison

Men of David Rice Atchison’s bent spilled over the Missouri border to make Kansas into a slave territory. They made their choice its non-voting delegate to Congress. 672 more words

Road To War

2 Great #ART shows to visit! #MAM and #WaterfordUnionHighSchool

Milwaukee Art Museum – Milwaukee, WI

As the summer comes upon us, I took in the opportunity to see a couple of wonderful art shows (and to help celebrate my Birthday – 42 if you are keeping score). 382 more words


#LastDayofSchool for 2013 - 14! #Exams!

“If we write our dreams and goals down, we dramatically increase our odds of realization. If we share them with others, they become potent and alive.” ―Kristin Armstrong… 326 more words