Earlier this year my family and I moved from Colorado Springs to a rural community in southwest Missouri. My husband arrived in Missouri first to start working. It was then that he spotted a little red and white sign off the side of the road reading, “Sweets and Smiles Bakery”. Knowing I love coffee shops […]
As I mentioned, the main entertainment for the locals is the lake (love it!). But, we’ve learned that Southerners like their fireworks. Seriously, every day is the 4th of July here.
Since our arrival, there hasn’t been a night without fireworks going off somewhere.
But that’s nothing compared to the cannon.
To be fair, spiders are amazing architects that create beautiful, precise visions. But it’s also a battle and I don’t take prisoners.
I like it here. I feel like I’ve been handed a gift of mornings. It’s as if Missouri demands it. There’s wisdom and patience in these trees.
A year ago our family took a vacation to Branson, Missouri. Truth be told, I was looking for a way to get out of the trip up until the day before we left. Branson wasn’t exactly on my list of hot vacation spots – if you know what I mean. For me, tooling around in […]