Netflix & Chill: Snow Day Style

“I would take TV intravenously if possible. I waste more time watching television than any human really should. I love old movies, Cary Grant’s my favorite. I'll watch every Cary Grant movie just about that's on. I’ve had my heart broken many times by HBO. The Sopranos and Carnivàle and Deadwood; shows like that. You …

Running on Empty (2 of 2)

"So I’m driving west, heading for Los Angeles. No second thoughts; I was running from what I thought was my end. No maps, no GPS, no cell phone back then. I made it to Albuquerque, NM. I stopped at a hospital because I was scared. I told them what happened, they told me they wanted …

Running on Empty (1 of 2)

"I worked at Town & Country in Charleston, MO. I bagged groceries, helped people carry things out. I loved it; there were nice people there and I had friends. There was a girl who worked there. She was nice to me, would talk to me. I liked her, but some of the guys that worked …

Teleportation

"If I could teleport anywhere, it would probably be to my dad, hug him, teleport to mom, hug her, then teleport to Cici’s and eat there."

The Odd Couple

“We met because we were going to China to study abroad for SEMO, and then we became best friends. We met in March, and the trip was two weeks in May. We went for two weeks, and then I stayed an extra week by myself with one other girl. And I never told my parents, …

Rebel for Life

"By the time I got to my third year of high school, the principal and I never saw eye-to-eye. If there was any mischief, I was usually around it, or was at least close enough that it was assumed I was involved with it whether I was or not. I never denied it. I was …

Finding Your Strength

"My parents didn't go to college, but they said, 'You're going to college.' I had no idea what I was going to do, and ended up majoring in what my sister was majoring in, because it looked like something I wanted to do. Luckily, it worked out for me and happened to be a great …

Let Us Think Different

"So, the one thing that I am concerned about and I worry about all the time is the future of towns the size of Cape Girardeau. What does a town the size of cape look like in 20 to 25 years, you know? What will our economy look like? What will our workforce look like? …