Goin’ To The Chapel

Kenzie Staloch and Drew Bennett, both from Columbia, will be married on August 5, 2017, at the Firestone Baars Chapel on the Stephens College campus, with a reception to follow at Kimball Ballroom. Kenzie graduated from Rock Bridge High…

Wedding Day Forecast:

photos by Scott Patrick Myers Photography Jenna Salmons and Felix Rodriguez honored family members and traditions during their September 17, 2016, wedding, while adding some unconventional touches that made the occasion personal and…

Two Years of the Wild Skies

Photos by Paul Jackson My first introduction to drone technology was in a park in China. I watched a four-bladed helicopter sitting completely still in the air as its operator placed the remote on the ground. Having flown a number of RC…

Steak Savvy

Photos by L.G. Patterson Cote du Boeuf, ribeye, Scotch fillet, cowboy ribeye, Delmonico, tomahawk, or whatever you want to call a steak from the rib primal section of beef. There are nine primal sections of beef, only three are…

Fly Fishin’ Columbia

Whatever label you give it, fly   fishing is considered a sport by many. For others, it is a hobby. Many see it for what it is — an art form. Fly fishing is a pleasurable way to spend a day outdoors, whether you are walking the edge of a…

Honoring Memories

Photos by Scott Myers Photography Caitlin Kerber and Luke Whaley wed Nov. 5, 2016, in the Kimball Ballroom on the Stephens College campus. The two met through mutual friends at Mizzou, where Caitlin was a communications major and…

Grilling Time

It's to get outside and fire up the grill. While the food can stay traditional, let’s talk about some different options for what to drink with the meal. Unibroue Trois Pistoles is my go-to when looking for a brew to take the place of the…

Big Plans

Big Daddy’s BBQ, at 1205 N. Garth, is already several weeks into its third season. The eatery opened for 2017 on March 15, with spring hours from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. Once the days start to last longer and summer…

Get Crackin’

Eggs. They are my go-to in all situations, from a traditional morning breakfast to an “I-have-nothing-in-the-fridge-but-3-eggs-and-a-block-of-cheese dinner.” They are classic, delicious and easy to execute. One of my favorite versions of…
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