Springtime is the favorite season for many people. But as lovely roses have thorns, so springtime also has its thorns. Tornadoes primarily strike in springtime. According to USTornadoes.com March through June are the months these horrific storms most frequently scour the land. The recent tornadic storms that tore through Alabama and Mississippi reminded me of … More Joplin Tornado
Last week I wrote about Grandma M’s Trip to Iowa with her five granddaughters. This week’s story recounts her trip with her grandsons to Stockton Lake, Missouri. She’s a busy lady. These trips always begin with the children’s arrival at Grandma’s house in the morning. They arrive with suitcase and sack lunch in hand. They … More Grandma M’s Trip to Stockton Lake
To warm your Christmas, here’s a humorous post from my archives. 96 degrees. 79% humidity. And a three-year-old boy. Were we in an air-conditioned car? No. Were we in an air-conditioned building? No. Were we at least in a swimming pool? No. Although, I was almost that wet—with sweat that is. We were at Grant’s … More What Was I Thinking?
Shang’s Tea House on the first level of the Crown Center shops, Kansas City, Missouri has a simple dining room with wooden tables and backless wooden stools. Some tea houses in China have dining rooms like this, but not all. Merchandise Tea varieties are displayed on the right wall as you enter the tea house. … More Chinese Blessings
Dim Sum – Teahouse Style We thoroughly enjoyed our lunch at Shang’s Tea House. Dim Sum is a small selection of gourmet food patterned after authentic teahouse-style food originally served in ancient teahouses. Dim Sum Menu available Monday—Saturday, 11:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m. No food served on Sunday. Our Lunch My husband and I had the chicken … More Dim Sum — Teahouse Style
Do you know how to make a perfect cup of tea? Do you know what type of tea is the healthiest and of the best quality? We found out when we recently visited Shang’s Tea House in Crown Center, Kansas City, Missouri. Shang’s Tea House specializes in organic loose-leaf teas. His tea shop is the … More Shang’s Tea House
Sometimes traveling light through life requires all of us to stay near home or even at home. If that is your situation, following our two ideas you can utilize this April: 1st Idea: Travel Via the Internet to WWI Museum & Memorial According to Matthew Naylor (WWI Museum/Memorial director), today’s news stories trace their origins … More Need to Stay Near Home?
Are you planning a trip to Naples, Italy this month? If not, consider a trip to Kansas City, Missouri. If you live in the continental USA, a plane ticket to Kansas City is much less than one to Italy. Union Station achieved another coup when it was chosen to be the opening venue for this … More Pompeii Exhibit