Extracurricular, FOOD !, Friends, Stops & Stays, Travel

A Taste of Home

A little over a month I've been "home", hugging my man-son, sharing too many bottles of wine and endless laughs with friends and rediscovering all the wonderful-ness that can be found in this often over looked state of Missouri. Returning in the autumn was my idea time, when the Ozark foothills become spectacular displays of… Continue reading A Taste of Home

FOOD !, Friends, Stops & Stays, Travel

Foodie Making Moments

In one of the Soho Literary Festival Panels i attended the question was presented, "Have foodies taken the fun out of restaurants ?" ...Suddenly i found myself cringing a bit at my current persona, and contemplating what my role as a foodie / a chef / a community "ring-leader" has been and the example i… Continue reading Foodie Making Moments

Friends

Leaving Missouri’s Rural Utopia

Perhaps Theodre Link had something... at the turn of the 20th century Theodore Link was a prominent architect & artist advocate, responsible for magnificent homes, churches & commercial buildings in St. Louis most notably Union Station and his structures for the 1904 Worlds Fair. Theodore burden by the bustle of the city-with his creative voice… Continue reading Leaving Missouri’s Rural Utopia