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Janis Joplin: The Meaning of "Freedom"

The quotation is from the Janis Joplin’s song “Me and Bobby McGee.” You can hear it right here, in this video I embedded from YouTube:


Words with Hiram Mesa

Throughout November, the Post Art Library is showing Hiram Mesa’s The Magic Mirror, which is comprised of mixed-media artworks, screen prints, jewelry, and wonderfully cut cabochons. 617 more words

Will somebody please push the "pause" button?

When Joplin, Missouri, which is practically in our back yard, was hit by that mother of all Midwest tornadoes a few years ago, it was odd to see people out going to the mall as usual even though a quarter of their town just got blown off the map. 56 more words

10/28/15 - A day off (kind of) and a tour of Charlotte

Greetings and salutations from Joplin, Missouri.

I’ll explain hours of service sometime in the near future, but for now, all you need to know is that I get 70 hours a week that I can actually work. 630 more words


ADHD Is Not A Character Defect

I took the photo below in Joplin MO about a week after the F5 tornado tore a thirteen mile path through it in May of 2011. 502 more words


Missouri teen taken into custody in death of girl, 12

JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) – Authorities say a 13-year-old boy has been taken into custody in southwest Missouri in the shooting death of a 12-year-old girl. 81 more words