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Retirement Planning

When you go around announcing that you are going to retire, everyone wants to know when. My somewhat nebulous answer, “in July”, just doesn’t seem to cut it with some people. 228 more words


Dying to Get to Work

You can always tell when it has begun to rain. I’m not speaking about seeing raindrops on the windows, because sometimes it’s too dark out or hearing them on the roof, because you really only hear them when there in a heavy downpour. 304 more words

Saint Louis

White Redbud

It has been a grey day, a rainy day and a kind of lazy day. After a line of thunderstorms rolled through town, we ventured over to the gardens. 148 more words

Saint Louis

Whitaker Music Festival: Lineup Set!

Summer is approaching and with the warm weather comes outdoor concerts. The Missouri Botanical Gardens has been putting on music showcases on Wednesday nights for the past few years. 209 more words


Spring Stroll

I came across this quote the other day by John Muir, and it instantly resonated with me. Whenever I’m feeling anxious, or need to clear my head, I go outside. 184 more words

Saint Louis

ORCHID SHOW 2016, Missouri Botanical Gardens

March 27, 2016

This is the last day to see the annual Orchid Show at the Missouri Botanical Gardens.  The show is all indoors and I just love these funny little flowers.   236 more words

Antiques for Green Thumbs

Every now and then, I find a little spot around town that sticks with me. Little Shop Around the Corner is one of those places. 179 more words

St. Louis