Local Authors Create Children’s Book

Local authors, Refe and Susan Tuma, began photographing their dinosaur adventures in 2012, creating Dinovember and igniting the imaginations of children young and old across the world. This adventure began in a very unexpected way. When their son was little, he had health problems that kept him up at night. This went on for two years and left Susan and…

ClutterFree Revolution

Evan Zislis had to live simply because the salary of a seventh-grade teacher in Aspen, Colorado didn’t provide for many housing options. After a frustrated search, Zislis was able to rent a 250-square-foot mining cabin without running water or electricity for $50 a month. The historic cabin was discordantly sandwiched in between two contemporary houses in a neighborhood where the…

Homes that Cook

When Lettiann Southerland first arrived in Kansas City, she was desperately homesick. Leaving her home and family in Pennsylvania was a little more difficult than she believed it would be. Like many of us who have faced relocation away from our roots, she missed the family dinners, the wine and appetizers under the grape arbor, the laughter and the closeness…

Unlikely Heroes

A pod of dolphins who protected swimmers in New Zealand from a great white shark. A cat who provided comfort to soldiers in Afghanistan. A llama who shines his very special light of love on the elderly patients in an Oregon rehab center. A paralyzed bunny who brings joy to paralyzed children. An abandoned puppy who lost all four paws…

Brave Transitions

Kansas City native Katie Snapp recently returned to her Kansas City roots to help women in her home city face change more bravely. Snapp, an author, speaker and leadership expert who specializes in helping women improve their leadership skills and confidence, recently gave presentations to several groups based on her new book, Brave Transitions: A Woman’s Guide to Maintaining Composure…