Success and Strawberries

On Valentine’s Day, it’s all hands on deck at The Candy Factory. Friends and family converge on the sweets shop from as far away as Texas for the annual chocolate-covered strawberry production line. They are the workforce that aids Sam and…

A New Woman

Weight loss, health and money management consistently appear as New Year’s resolution themes made by American adults each year. At least 40 percent usually make resolutions, according to the Journal of Clinical Psychology, but by six months…

Keeping up with Don Waltman

Don Waltman doesn’t sit too still. At 83, he works three jobs — a part-time Burpee seed merchandiser, a staff person in the University of Missouri Athletics Department and Santa Claus — and bikes three to five days a week. Indeed, since the…

No Excuses

Charlie Digges Sr. doesn’t seem to like attention. He’d rather hear your story. His genuine interest is apparent as he listens and studies you. As he begins to share his story, you become acutely aware of what a small world it can be…