1. Missouri is not hooked on phonics Southeast Missouri has a few internationally-named cities that have acquired some not-so-usual pronunciations. First is Cape Girardeau, where we jumped into a frozen lake for our Polar Plunge. Instead of the understandably tough French pronunciation of “Gee-rar-doo”, locals went with “Juh-rar-doh”. Not quite that bad, but it’s definitely [...]
I promised you another helping of photos. They really should have gone up yesterday, but Mark and I didn’t clearly communicate with one another and I dropped the ball. (Two juicy relationship tips: Learn how to be an effective communicator & admit fault when you’re wrong) So, a day late, I present to you MIMMA: [...]
The American South has had a love affair with motor sports since the days of moonshine runners during the prohibition era. While those moonshine runners may have transitioned their racing into stock car racing and NASCAR (more on that with our upcoming Daytona 500 article), the South has continued to be enamored with various motor [...]
Verbose as we are, there is no way we can spend the next year constantly yelling talking to each other. Terrible as it may sound to the ears of an outsider, singing as loudly as possible is a frequent occurrence in The Highland Flinger (THF). We will make a playlist of what we’re slappin’ the air bass [...]
When: February 17th, 2012 What: The Monster X Tour is a product of Monster Truck Entertainment, which is the largest independently owned producer of Motor Sports events in the country. The event includes quad races, mini demolition derby, tuff trucks, mud bogs, and mx freestyle. Where: Garrett Coliseum, Montgomery, AL Why: What started as large [...]
Does your beach have smaller waves that are not quite suitable for surfing? No need for despair, it’s just time for a smaller board, then. That’s...