Changing Leads Equine Rescue Changes Lives

Changing Leads Equine Rescue Changes Lives

Earlier this summer I visited Changing Leads Equine Rescue, a nonprofit organization that finds and rescues horses that have been neglected, abused, and/or abandoned. I was on assignment for Northland Lifestyle to write the cover story for the September issue....
Beefeater MIXLDN Regional Heat at Affäre

Beefeater MIXLDN Regional Heat at Affäre

The US Bartender Guild of KC hosted the Beefeater MIXLDN Regional Heat at Affäre on Monday, August 17th, from 5 – 9 pm. I was hired to photograph the event. Andrew Olsen won the heat and will compete in the Paris of the Plains Cocktail Festival next....
2015 Arts and Crafts Beer Festival

2015 Arts and Crafts Beer Festival

Held August 21-22, the 2015 Arts and Crafts Beer Festival at Screenland Armour once again demonstrated why it is one of the better local beer festivals. Adam Roberts and Brent Miller founded the festival two years ago as a showcase of craft beer, films, live music...

Blogger Blackmail. What’s Your Motivation?

I read a post this morning by Dianne Jacob on Will Write for Food about “blogger blackmail.” Her post prompts to me wonder about bloggers and ask, “What’s your motivation?” Jacob is a former editor-in-chief at various media companies and a full-time writing coach,...
Rhode Island Reds

Rhode Island Reds

My sister Mary and brother-in-law Randy bought eight Rhode Island Red chicks about sixteen weeks ago. Randy, a farm boy from Iowa that defected to Kansas years ago, got the urge to have chickens so they would have fresh eggs. Living in Stilwell, they had enough space...
Craft Beer Guide to St. Louis

Craft Beer Guide to St. Louis

Earlier this summer, I took a 3-day weekend trip to St. Louis to research 12 area craft breweries for a Craft Beer Guide to St. Louis published as a booklet in River Front Times in August. I wrote the 72-hour travel guide, seasonal offerings for fall and the...
Wagner Biscuits and Gravy in West Virginia

Wagner Biscuits and Gravy in West Virginia

Making biscuits and gravy is a rite of passage in the extended Wagner clan of West Virginia. That treasured family ritual involves a heaping amount of bacon grease with no regrets. My Uncle Mike grew up in Longacre, West Virginia, a poor coal-mining town, with a big...
Royal Hops Used in Boulevard Pale Ale

Royal Hops Used in Boulevard Pale Ale

  I visited Royal Hops, a hops farm based in Edgerton, Missouri, during their Open House two weekends ago at the invitation of my friend Jackie Emory. Her father Jeff is a partner in Royal Hops. Hops, the flowers of the hop plant, are a key ingredient in brewing...
KC Ale Trail: Beer Fusion Bites

KC Ale Trail: Beer Fusion Bites

Whole Foods Olathe Chef Christine Dudley prepared a delicious four-course sampler that incorporated local beers for the Beer Fusion Bites and KC Ale Trail cross-promotional event at the Lone Elm Taproom on Tuesday, July 28. I hosted the event and spoke about local...
Dill Flower and Bee

Dill Flower and Bee

Dill flower blossoms burst into a constellation, a Fourth of July firework show of herb and flower. A honeybee hovers, plunders before its wings cease to flutter and its shift ends. Summer will retire...
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