Tag Archives: Kansas City

Girlfriend Getaways in Missouri

Girlfriend getaways. For those that take them, this means you are now thinking of all the fun times you and your friends have had and thinking you need to start planning the next one. If your group of girlfriends is like mine, you are always looking for new ideas and things to do. Missouri has so many choices, even for ... Read More »

Lucky No. 13

The weekend is almost here, and while it starts on a somewhat ominous sounding note – and one feared by those with triskaidekaphobia (don’t go to dictionary.com; it means fear of the number 13) – there’s no reason to sequester yourself indoors all weekend. Instead, get out and see the sights. There’s plenty to do in Missouri on a fall ... Read More »

One Wild Idea, Thousands of Treasures

Many of us have come up with wild ideas, but very few people follow through on those. I was able to travel this week to Kansas City for some meetings near the River Market area and, while there, ventured over to the Arabia Steamboat Museum (www.1856.com). This museum is an excellent showcase of what can happen if you follow through ... Read More »

From Satchel to Satchmo

You all know there’s a lot to do in Kansas City, particularly if you like good food and abundant shopping opportunities. But Kansas City also offers plenty of opportunities to explore and to learn about history, and that’s where places like the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum and the American Jazz Museum, which share space as The Museums at 18th and ... Read More »

Great day for a ballgame

Decided to do a significant amount of driving this weekend. Went up north to see family in Pike County on Friday, only to turn around Saturday for a jaunt back to Central Missouri, then over to Kansas City for the Royals game. Picked up Tom — who had been in the St. Louis area the night before — near the ... Read More »

Kansas City’s Urban Tour

This weekend I am heading to Kansas City to be a tourist. Last year I attended the Urban Tour and loved it. I felt like I was in an HGTV episode. I’m hoping this year to be able to see the historic Federal Reserve Building. A lot of people on the tour wanted to see what it looked like after ... Read More »