Category: Life

Lantern Festival at the Missouri Botanical Gardens

SO I shall now tell the tale of ‘That time I tried to go to the Lantern Festival and it didn’t work out.’ My parents and I met up to celebrate my birthday a...

Birthday at the St. Louis Science Center

The St. Louis Science Center has long been a staple of my life. I remember going there with mom and dad to listen to talks in the planetarium when I was little, and I...

Meeting the Apollo 13 crew at Principia College

I’ve been wanting to share this for a long time. I had this great opportunity to go see two of the Astronauts from the Apollo 13 mission (Captain James Lovell and Fred Haise) and...

2014 Fall Trip: Shut-ins, Mine and Quarry

When I was in high school my parents would take me — and whatever special friend I wanted to invite — to Johnson’s Shut-ins in the hottest part of the summer.  As my birthday...