ODDS & ENDS

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Music History Saved By Chance In MS

The 100 Men DBA Hall in Bay Saint Louis, Mississippi once hosted many of the biggest names in music.  Fast forward to 2005 when the same building sat in disrepa...

Visiting American Presidents

Sign leading into an exhibit at the William Jefferson Clinton Presidential Library in Little Rock, Arkansas   As we celebrate President's Day in the...

How Low Can You Go?

I'll never forget the first time I had to fill up a car with gas.   I was 18 years old.  Maybe I should also start with letting you know that I had zero interes...

Best Hospital Visit Ever

Here's a phrase that's never been uttered in the history of the human race:  "I'm really looking forward to visiting the hospital today."  I'm not sure I us...
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Things I Learned On The Road In 2014

2014 has been an incredibly rewarding year for me as I've traveled around the United States.  While conducting interviews, shooting videos and writing stories f...

9 Ways To Enjoy Baseball After October

The diehard baseball fan cringes as the calendar flips from September to October.  Yes, there's nothing like seeing your team play in October (Sorry, Cubs fans)...

Saint Louis Celebrates 250 Years

When you turn 250 years old - you're allowed to celebrate for an entire year.   That's what they're doing at the Missouri History Museum located in the Forest P...