Monthly Archives: May 2013

The Thousand and First Night

A couple weeks ago I found myself with a free Saturday evening I hadn’t been expecting. I decided to drive in to Kansas City and visit the Uptown Arts Bar on Broadway. I’ve written about other visits to UAB. Located … Continue reading

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Hitting the Wall

With a soda & dog from a street corner vendor, I waited for her on the Mall, There in sight of Lincoln’s throne, Where the blood-black gash Cuts through the green And tears the flesh off bones of Memory. I … Continue reading

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Postscript

      I recently dined at The Rhineland, an Independence restaurant featuring food from the fatherland. My Mother was passing through Kansas City on her way to visit her own mother in southeast Kansas. I picked her up from KCI (Kansas … Continue reading

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A Friday Afternoon in the Park

      Memorial day weekend.         I got off early, this afternoon. Duane, the Lead Man on the job I’m working, is taking his family out of town for the holiday so wanted to get an early start. We left … Continue reading

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Drawing Back the Veil

I’ve always been a history aficionado. I think my father influenced me in that fascination. I remember as a boy visiting a reconstructed log cabin in Kentucky. I recall it as Abe Lincoln’s birthplace, though I see online there are … Continue reading

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