This is St. Louis

With all the negative press our city has received in the last couple of years it’s nice to see this promotional video that touts many of the reasons St. Louis is a great place to live, work  and play.

Read all about it.


Happy 4th of July

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Thanks Mary Ann



Happy Independence Day

Photo was shot at Fair St. Louis on July 4, 2013.  The fair has been moved to Forest Park the last two years because of the extensive arch grounds renovation going on.  Photo by David Carson of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.  Click to enlarge.


Storm Clouds Rolling In

I was out running errands this morning as these storm clouds came rolling in.  I love unusual cloud formations.  Click to enlarge.



How hot is it in St. Louis?

Looks like St. Louis is having the same weather we are here in California.  100°F temps for much of the coming week.

Thanks Cathy


Circle By Nine – Mo Bottom Project

This is a song about the area and era that I grew up in.  The “Circle” in the song is Halls Ferry Circle, a roundabout in North St. Louis County where 6  streets intersect.  There were many businesses around the circle which opened in 1933. Most notably there was ‘Circle Steak’,  a Steak n’ […]

Spring Hailstorm

A storm came through the St. Louis area this afternoon.  Heavy rain and wind, followed by pretty good size hail that lasted for at least a half hour pummelled the area.  At one point I got hit on the hand by a hailstone – expletive not deleted.

I have an area of my […]

A Rainy Day in St. Louis

A view of the Gateway Arch from Laclede’s Landing just north of the arch.   Click to enlarge.

Photo by Peter Stewart.



Stormy St. Louis

Photo by Gene Robertson

Thanks Glen


Buying concert tickets is nothing but a scam

I don’t go to concerts very often.  I’ve been to a few over the years but probably not as many as most people.  I have seen some of the biggest names in person though.  I’m talking Elvis Presley, The Beatles, The Monkees, Elton John, Billy Joel, Paul McCartney, Neil Diamond, Willie Nelson, Garth Brooks, Cher, […]

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