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The Rise of Fall

The Rise of Fall

I can’t believe it’s already that time of year again! Leaves are falling, apples are almost ready to be picked, ...
Building a Barndo; Where Do I Start?

Building a Barndo; Where Do I Start?

After going through a Barndo building experience with my dad several years back, in full disclosure, – as much as ...
Back to sCOOL!

Back to sCOOL!

Welcome back to school!  Whether you have a child or sibling returning to the classroom, or whether you ...
Keepin’ it Cool

Keepin’ it Cool

Whew! It sure seems to be getting hot out there, isn’t it? While I am certainly enjoying my summer and am not ...
Making It Last

Making It Last

“Would you like to add a protection plan for $19.99?” Ugh! No! Maybe? Do I really need it?  So many ...
Home Is…

Home Is…

It is, of course, where many “firsts” tend to occur: first words, first steps, first thoughts and feelings and ...
As American As…

As American As…

Happy Fourth of July!  I feel that around this time of year, I often hear the phrase “as American as…” ...
Thinking Smart to Live Affordably

Thinking Smart to Live Affordably

Did you know that people during the Great Depression sometimes made salads out of dandelion greens? (Depending on ...
More than a Movie – SOLD! is History

More than a Movie – SOLD! is History

            The address for Team Perka World ...
Beat the Heat!

Beat the Heat!

If you are anything like me, you are thrilled that summer is finally here! School is finished for a couple of ...
 Craig School of Business (MWSU) 2022 Entrepreneur of the Year Award

 Craig School of Business (MWSU) 2022 Entrepreneur of the Year Award

            In the middle of March, Missouri Western ...
Storage in the Midst of Shortage

Storage in the Midst of Shortage

I don’t know about you, but I LOVE hearing stories about the childhoods of my relatives.  One such story ...