Pets enrich this Lee’s Summit Family’s World in Countless Ways

 Article Judy Goppert | Photography Janie Jones     Hugs, kisses, feathers, honeycomb and fur babies!

Creating an Adventurous Space

 Photography Paul Versluis  Tell us a little bit about this space and what the goals were when starting the project on your son's room.  I wanted to design a space for him that would allow his curiosity and his imagination to grow.  I didn’t want bulky furniture taking up most of the room, so I choose this fun open bed…

Providing for Pets

 Article Natalie Fieleke  It seemed like a simple enough plan: Go to the pet store. Purchase fish tank water neutralizer. Go home. But our five-minute visit soon turned into a longer, more emotional trip as my son began naming mice to bring home, and my daughter fell in love with Bowser, a handsome tuxedo cat.  On the ride home, tears…

Introducing Ashley Corbello

 Article and Photography  Ashley Corbello, a graduate of the University of Central Missouri, is a Louisiana-born, realist painter of pet portraiture. Her works are a collective group of elements mixing a celebration of bright colors, a resonance of life in the subjects rendered, and built upon a genuine foundation of personal joy, borne from her love of her own pets…

Meet Mike! The Four-Legged High School Student.

 Article Judy Goppert | Photography Janie Jones   Students at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic High School in Lee’s Summit love their classmate, Mike, an Australian Shepherd/Bichon, Aussie Chon puppy. He is the perfect friend and companion for students who may need a lift throughout the day or who may have trouble making friends.      “Mike rides to school with me every…

Now that’s Living!

 Article Allison Swan | Photography Provided  North Park Village in Lee’s Summit offers the best of suburban living in an urban enclave.  Located north of Highway 50 off Todd George Parkway with easy access to retail, dining and fun, this new home development has it all. With homes and floor plans in a variety of sizes, styles and design options…

Rockhill Orthopedic Group Provides Expert Care for Young Athletes Close to Home

 Article Natalie Fieleke  As adolescent athletes become competitive from earlier ages, along with the opportunity to excel in a given sport also comes the potential for injury. But with the proper treatment and rehabilitation, players won’t be sidelined for good. Acute ankle sprains and fractures, chronic overuse injuries and newly symptomatic flat feet are some of the more common foot…

Letter from the Editor

I have always been a person who adores kids. Growing up the second oldest of ten children, taking care of younger siblings sort of came with the territory, and I loved every part of it. That love of children continued in college as I chose a profession where I could work with kids daily and … Continued

August 2018 Around Town

Dermatologist David Fieleke Opens New Lee’s Summit Office David Fieleke, MD, has opened Cornerstone Dermatology & Surgery Group, where his mission is to provide the highest quality of dermatology care for patients of all ages and stages, from retirees to their grandchildren. Fieleke is board-certified by the American Board of Dermatology and is a fellowship-trained … Continued

Dogs + Kids 

 Article and Photography  1)      They must be the center of your attention.  2)      When you’re on your phone, they want to be loud.