Holiday Music is Just a 1-ana-2-ana-424 Away

Advertisements Holiday Music is Just a 1-ana-2-ana-424 Away The Jazz 424 Lounge will be hosting Karaoke December 24, 2020 beginning at 6 p.m. in Leavenworth, KS. Owner James Diggs (shown unmasked in one photo taken prior to the pandemic) tends the drinks at the well-stocked bar. ©2020 Peggy Bair/HeartKC James and Georgette Diggs are the welcoming hosts of Jazz 424 Lounge. The couple previously owned … Continue reading Holiday Music is Just a 1-ana-2-ana-424 Away

Pitchforks and Flags

Advertisements Bark, No Bite at KC Stop the Steal Rally By Peggy Bair A widely – and perhaps oddly – publicized Kansas City “Stop the Steal Pitchforks and Flags Trump Rally” did not materialize as planned Saturday night at Liberty Memorial in Kansas City. Barbs were exchanged – just not with pitchforks. The poking was all done with words. In an age of mostly digital … Continue reading Pitchforks and Flags

United as One

Advertisements United as One Christians Come Together to Heal Divisive Social Climate by Peggy Bair The grassy open space at 4th & Chestnut next to First United Methodist Church Leavenworth was the site of the outdoor event United as One Thursday night in Leavenworth, KS. Sixteen area churches joined together to bring the event which continues September 18 and 19th from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. … Continue reading United as One

Stay-at-Home Doesn’t Stop Birthday Surprise

Advertisements By Peggy Bair Gettin’ By With a Little Help from Their Friends Two friends who have shared a birthday lunch together for decades were not able to do that today due to a COVID-19 stay-at-home order – but one woman wasn’t going to miss an opportunity to make the day special for them anyway. By coincidence, the two friends met 20-some years ago and … Continue reading Stay-at-Home Doesn’t Stop Birthday Surprise

Opening Up the Heartland in a COVID-19 World

Advertisements Conversations in the Heartland as Kansas and Missouri weigh how to open up the states’ economies again Part ONE – A recap of the past month, a county official explains PHE, protesters, a survivalist and an economist With stay-at-home orders in both Kansas and its neighboring state Missouri, the effort to “flatten the curve” for spreading the COVID-19 pandemic followed advice from health experts: close … Continue reading Opening Up the Heartland in a COVID-19 World