The weather is here… Wish you were beautiful

… or something like that.  I have no idea what we did to deserve this but I’m not gonna ask around because I don’t want to know.  It’s been in the mid to upper 90’s for the last week or so.  The 4th  of July is notoriously hot and usually stormy in St. […]

Charlotte’s Bath

We took our motorcycles out for a breakfast ride this morning.  I think this is the second or third time out this year.  With spring allergies and moving there hasn’t been much bike time yet.  They were getting a little dusty sitting in the garage so we took then to the car wash. Though […]

Swimming in the rain

Yesterday we had some very weird weather in the St. Louis area.  One of my grandsons had his high school graduation party and it would be sunny and then 30–40 minutes later it would rain like crazy for about 20 minutes.  Then the sky would clear and it would be sunny.  Then 20–30 […]

St. Louis Has It All From A to Z

An ad promo for the City of St. Louis from the 1970s.

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Tatis’ Twin Grand Slams 15 years ago

St. Louis Cardinals third baseman Fernando Tatis hit two grand slam home runs off the same pitcher in the same inning 15 years ago this week.  I remember watching that game and thinking that will probably never happen again.

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Time-lapse video of Stan Musial Bridge at St. Louis

Here are two time-lapse videos of the construction of the new Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge, St. Louis.  Construction of the bridge which crosses the Mississippi River just north of downtown took several years to complete.  The Stan Span as it’s called locally, opened earlier this year. More about the bridge can be found here.

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Old Navy, we have a problem…

Sure, the abbreviations for all of those M states may get a little confusing, and yes, there is a St. Louis, Mich., but the Cardinals are from St. Louis, Mo.

According to social media reports, the shirts, which first appeared in late February, were pulled from some stores soon after.

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A Brewery is Born

On this date in 1861 Adolphus Busch, a former brewery supply salesman, married Lilly Anheuser, daughter of Eberhard Anheuser. Anheuser owned the Bavarian Brewery.

After the Civil War, Adolphus went to work for his father in law, and soon attained controlling interest in the brewery. He introduced the Budweiser brand in 1876.

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Missouri Storm Forecast

Frankie McDonald, a highly-energetic (and autistic) Canadian is becoming an Internet sensation after he posted a video to YouTube warning Missouri residents of an imminent snow storm set to hit the St. Louis area on Sunday.

Read all about it.

Thanks Frankie

 

Happy Birthday St. Louis

 

St. Louis celebrates its 250th birthday this weekend.  There are festivities all over town.

The history of St. Louis covers 250 eventful years, with stellar high rises and challenging low falls.  St. Louis has produced some of the most innovative businessmen, motivated social activists, and creative artists to be found, and their […]

 
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