we welcomed the adversity that was thrown at us and continued to become the best version of ourselves. We become the class of perseverance. Continue reading Lions Come Roaring Back
Advertisements The Northland largely white community makes a stand for Minority rights by Peggy Bair Parkville – History of Racial Conflict Residents of the town of Parkville, MO will be the first to admit that it has a very checkered past, (if it is to be stated in the kindest terms), regarding race relations and racism. On April 14, 1855, an angry mob townspeople – … Continue reading Parkville March for Unity
It is amazing how the farmers market has become such a big part of who we are. It has blessed us in so many ways, but mostly by the friendships it has kindled. Continue reading Soap and Bread and Goats – OH MY!
“People saying ‘black lives matter’ – they aren’t saying other lives doesn’t matter. The statement simply means stop killing us because of the color of our skin.” Jermaine Wilson Continue reading Unity Walk Calls on a Community to Heal
There was no animosity seen but there was, instead, looks of gratitude and appreciation for being able to see other members of their church family in person – even if it meant not being able to hug. Continue reading Open Air at Open Door
Advertisements By Peggy Bair This is a tribute page dedicated to Terence “Chappie” Lewis of Leavenworth, KS, whose life was taken by COVID-19 On April 20, 2020, Terri Micquel shared the news of her husband: It is with the heaviest of hearts that I must share and it hurts me deeply to say that my husband, Terence Terry Lewis passed away about 11:30pm, Sunday night, April 20, … Continue reading The Final Ride
Advertisements By Peggy Bair Laura Chalk, She’s Jazz Fine Telling an introvert artist to stay at home during a pandemic is like the story of Briar Rabbit “Oh PLEASE – Don’t throw me in the briar bush!” So when Leavenworth resident Laura Chalk had to pull back on working two jobs, she quickly drew from her experience. Her deep roots in the Heartland over the … Continue reading In Tune with a Good Life
Advertisements By Peggy Bair KCK Teacher Finds Inspiration in the Slow Lane The stay-at-home order for Kansas may be especially tough for the state’s extroverts. For Sarah Fahnestock Williams of Kansas City, KS, hitting the brakes in her on-the-go lifestyle has been hard. “I have always been a social butterfly. I’ve always gone out and about with friends. The biggest change for me has just … Continue reading A Dotte of Happiness