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Drive-Thru Mania
Posted Wednesday, February 15, at 8:23 PM
Call me deprived but prior to moving to Southeast Missouri, my only experience with a drive-thru was fast food AND not all fast food operations had a drive-thru. In California, unbelievably, we get out of our cars for almost everything. Someone might take our car and park it for us but we are definitely doing the work of fetching what we need. ...

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Feeling Sick?
Posted Wednesday, February 8, at 12:23 PM

In honor of the whopper head cold I have today, I am dedicating this blog to being sick in Cape. Today's blog deals with basic aspects of "being sick". Future blogs will delve into the myriad of healthcare choices available to local residents. Getting sick for the first time in a new place can be a double whammy. ...

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Become a Reading Gourmet at the Cape Library!
Posted Wednesday, February 1, at 10:31 AM

I love the internet and television (particularly my beloved Law and Order) to the point that I can lose vats of time in eye-to-monitor contact. This condition is so bad, it would be hard to imagine the latent voracious reader "simmering" (...

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Osage Centre
Posted Wednesday, January 25, at 10:59 AM

It is winter, post holiday festivities, and your treadmill or Wii Fit are not doing the trick. What indoor options are available to you that won't break the bank? On my end of town, (northern), I have discovered the Osage Centre. The Osage Centre is located at 1625 N. ...

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More Weather Advice: Unstable Weather
Posted Wednesday, January 18, at 7:05 AM

I wrote this blog several weeks ago, though with yesterday's weather, it seems quite timely instead of forward thinking. I am the type of person who is okay with snow in November and December but when January comes around, I just want to think spring and summer. ...

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Dress for Success in Wintry Mix
Posted Wednesday, January 11, at 1:51 AM

When I was a kid, I spent my summers at the Jersey Shore. There were season people, weekend people, and then there were the "shoobies". . . day trippers who pack their lunches in shoeboxes and wear shoes or socks with sandals on the beach. In the shore caste system, you did not want to be in the last category. . . decidedly uncool...

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Wintry Mix
Posted Wednesday, January 4, at 10:34 AM

We moved to Cape in the summer of 2010 from Los Angeles, California. I had spent 43 of my 50 years living in or near a metropolitan area, with my earlier years in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions. Living in Cape, as you might expect, is different though in many refreshing ways. ...

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Marie is a recent transplant to Cape Girardeau, coming here from Los Angeles. She writes about the transition and a longtime city dwellers perspective of adjusting to small town life.
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