Missouri Botanical Garden – Preserving and Enriching Plant Life Since 1859

missouri-garden-2St. Louis, Missouri.

For almost 160 years, the Missouri Botanical Garden has invited the state’s residents and tourists alike to enjoy the wonders of nature. Henry Shaw, a successful businessman, retired at the age of 39 and became a philanthropist who developed many St. Louis institutions. Continue reading

Cellpic Sunday – 3 July 2016

Victorian Garden-1Saint Louis, Missouri.

Yesterday evening we arrived home after a nine-day cross country trip from North Dakota to Tennessee and back. Our final destination in Tennessee found us in Hasty Hollow, just outside of Lynchburg, about an hour or so out of Nashville. This year, our Steiner Family Reunion brought us to the hollow where cell phone and Internet service are all but non-existent on mobile devices.  Continue reading