6 Worthy Conversations: Why the Cardinals need to do whatever it takes to keep Yadier Molina around

Five is a proud number. Ten is official. Six could be serious though. Hence the title of my latest chapter of rants. Six things that make me go boom inside. Since most other writers (especially the very good ones) have already swept up five and everyone with a working keyboard has borrowed ten, I felt … More 6 Worthy Conversations: Why the Cardinals need to do whatever it takes to keep Yadier Molina around

“I was born here, and I’ll die here:” A love letter to St. Louis

“There’s no place like home.” The famous words from The Wizard of Oz apply to my love for St. Louis, which has been my home for the better part of my 37 years on this rock. These days, people don’t always have kind things to say about my home, but I don’t care. St. Louis … More “I was born here, and I’ll die here:” A love letter to St. Louis

Russell’s on Macklind: Great food, even better people

Every Sunday afternoon, I walk into Russell’s on Macklind a tired man after driving into the wee hours of the morning. When I leave, I am wide awake and full of life. Part of the reason for that is outstanding food, but a fair portion lends itself to a variety of faces, things, occurrences, and … More Russell’s on Macklind: Great food, even better people