Tag Archives: Missouri

Kansas City

I impulsively decided to take a road trip to Kansas City this past weekend. I wasn’t sure what to expect but I was pleasantly surprised by what I found. The last time I went to Kansas City I was about … Continue reading

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Fly Fishing on the Meramec

A scientist at my work likes to go fly fishing on the weekends. He’s been going since he was a little boy growing up in Pennsylvania. The other day, he asked me to come. I agreed because I’ve always wanted … Continue reading

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Washington, Missouri (and Augusta)

When I moved back to St. Louis, my aunt told me about Washington, Missouri. It’s a small town next to the Missouri River that’s known for its antique shops and delicious food. Since antiques and delicious food are two of … Continue reading

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Kimmswick

Last weekend I decided to take road trip to Kimmswick, Missouri. I saw a sign for the town a couple months ago when I was driving down to Taum Sauk Mountain but I brushed it off as a tourist trap. … Continue reading

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Taum Sauk Mountain and Arcadia Valley

The summer before my freshman year of high school, I went to sleep away camp in a tiny town next to Taum Sauk Mountain in southern Missouri’s Arcadia Valley. I didn’t appreciate nature as much then, so the highlight of my … Continue reading

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Hawn State Park and Ste. Geneviève

I like to spend at least one day hiking every weekend. I find that this does two things: It keeps me in shape, and it keeps me sane. No matter what kind of day I’m having, if I spend a … Continue reading

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Breakfast Banana Split, Etc.

Sometimes when I wake up in the morning, I know exactly what I want to eat for breakfast. Other mornings, I’m not so sure. Do I want toast? Do I want oatmeal? Do I want a smoothie bowl? Do I … Continue reading

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