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Canterbury Tales: a trip to the RenFest

Fall isn’t really fall for me unless I go to the KC RenFest, I’ve been practically every year since I was 10 or 11. This year I went with my sister and brother-in-law and the kids and we had a … Continue reading

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Down, set, hike!

My nephew has started playing football. They may not have pads (it’s flag football) but that doesn’t mean it’s not a serious game. They play nearly full-length and play the full-length of the field. Dylan is a lineman, which I … Continue reading

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Wildcat Pride

Last week was Homecoming for De Soto so that meant lots of photo ops. From the parade to the spirit rally to the pep assembly to the football game, everything was green and white. The Wildcats lost to Eudora but … Continue reading

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Getting our bean on, our first caffeine crawl

For our third anniversary last week I bought tickets for Ben and me for Kansas City’s first Caffeine Crawl. We spent Saturday touring local roasteries and coffee houses around the city and tried lots of new blends and new (to … Continue reading

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The Youngest

My youngest niece is now two. She’s definitely not so little any more. She runs and plays and screams right along with her older sister and cousin. She has fair hair and some wisps of curls. She’s going to be trouble.

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Doggie Paddle

Before De Soto closed the pool for the season they allowed dog owners to bring their four-legged friends in for a swim. Now, I’m not a dog person by any means but every dog and owner I saw that day … Continue reading

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De Soto Days Revisited

Every year De Soto has a huge, four-day festival in the city park along the Kansas River. The festival has a little bit of everything, petting zoos, a parade, a 5/10K, live music, rain, etc., etc.  

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