Angela Remington Brings First Girls’ BSA Troop to Clarkson Valley

Angela Remington liked what her sons were experiencing in the Boy Scouts. She was intent on finding and providing the same opportunities for her daughter and other girls in Wildwood. Like most parents’ intent on a goal, Angela researched and brainstormed how she and her family could launch the first Girls’ BSA Troop into Clarkson…

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My LEAP Year with Colleen Biggs

It’s Thursday afternoon and I am zooming into a Leap Networking event. In fact, every Thursday afternoon for this entire year I have been on a Leap networking/community event. Come rain, shine, cold, warm, St. Louis spring day-the only time I wasn’t on a Leap networking/community zoom this year was when I was on a…

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Strong Bones: Elizabeth Cohen and Pam Wilson

Ever think about your bones? Elizabeth and Pam talk about their osteoporosis diagnosis and how it’s changed their lives. Listen to our StoryCorps interview click READ MORE and then click here: https://archive.storycorps.org/interviews/strong-bones-elizabeth-and-pam/ In 2021 I received a phone call after a baseline bone density test from my OB/GYN Dr. Jennifer Smith. “This is a surprise…

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Creating Community with Coffee: The Hot Chocolate Sparrow

Community is anywhere we fill comfortable, happy, seen and heard. At the Hot Chocolate Sparrow in Orleans, Massachusetts on Cape Cod, such a group exists. Daily, you will find members of the Coffee Group discussing life, politics, the best restaurants to try and checking in with one another. I am fortunate to have been extended…

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Creating Community One Kegel at a Time!

It’s Friday and I am on my mat in Diane Klenke’s Pilates class at Life Time West County in St. Louis. I am smiling as she is asking us brain teasers and keeping us laughing, engaged and present as we are holding our abdominal muscles in, working our pelvic floors with Kegels, and performing one…

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Clare’s House

 Clare’s House is a tail-wagging good time. Like my German Shepherds I raised years ago Starr and Crosby, my ears perk up when I overhear chatter about making life better for both pets and their owners. Two new friends in the locker room of a local gym were chatting about “fostering dogs” and “time spent…

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