Out and About

Top Ten Wines

A few weeks ago, I traveled to exotic Columbia, Missouri for work, and at the advice of my wine-enthusiast father, stopped by Top Ten Wines....
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Autumnal Weekend Magic

Fall in Kansas City is magical. The soaring trees lining our parkways and boulevards are dotted with brilliant gold and vermilion—each day a different, magnificent...
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A Perfect Birthday

Sometimes, words fail. They can’t convey certain sentiments or capture extraordinary (but fleeting) moments. While memories are vivid, real, and full of feeling, words can...
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Big Time, Small-Batch Spirits

In a cave in Parkville, Missouri, beneath Park University’s historic campus, Steve Strong works his magic, distilling high-quality craft vodka, gin and – coming this fall...
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Lighting the Night

Happy Friday, my friends! Today, I’m feeling especially happy and hopeful. This evening, I’ll be with some of my favorite people in the world celebrating...
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Labor Daze

I’m ready for fall.  I SAID IT.  The scorching Kansas City heat has left me with a dead lawn, frizzy hair, and a perma sweat-’stache. ...
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