Andrew and Leah Haines never imagined the road life would
take them down when they married 17 years ago. He was 18
and had just graduated high school. She was 20, in college,
and pregnant with her first child.
The HotPot in Kirkwood combines great food with a sense of community
STEP ONE, CHOOSE A PROTEIN. Step two, name your
veggies. Step three, noodles, rice, quinoa or sweet ‘taters.
Step four, get saucy. Caution, though. Those steps may take
a minute. They include choices of some of the best local beef,
chicken, pork and veggies, as well as the most tantalizing
sauces in St. Louis.
Dodging bullets to prohibition, a family's well kept secret revealed
Perry Sullivan had three fathers. The local decorated war veteran, jet pilot, and
retired Lt. Col. of the U.S. Air Force was raised by a tolerant, unaffectionate, selfpreservationist
named Willis “Curry” Sullivan. He was advised by Howard
“Reno” Creech, an obliging, uneducated work hand with a deep, southern,
baritone timbre. And he was also the secret son of the man the “Saturday Evening Post”
dubbed the “King of the Moonshiners” in 1958.
SINCE ST. LOUIS HAS PRODUCED
many of the top jazz artists in the world—
think Miles Davis, Clark Terry and David
Sanborn—it’s only fitting that it would host
one of the top jazz promotional and
One of the biggest issues we face during the holiday season is the limited amount of time between fall and Christmas in which to decorate. Many of the rich bold colors of fall transition beautifully into Christmas. Fall pallettes of bright to earthy shades of greens, golds, reds and bronzes can all be used along with winter greens to create the staging area for your decor. The underlying elements may include sparkly stems, picks, leaves, flowers and ornaments that will remain in place when the next layer of fall decorations are removed.
Family photographs are almost as exciting as the holidays for me. They mark
a passage of another year. They document the amazing growth of my small people; and I must admit, there is something so extraordinary about seeing the joy and love of my family captured in time. For us, family photos are an annual fall tradition, which means every year I need to tackle the ever-important question:
Do you wake up in the morning, throw your arms above your head as far as you can reach, extend your legs as far as you can push them, give out a huge yawn, and then stretch? How
wonderful is that feeling?