Tips

The Missouri State Fair Means Great Times and Bad Traffic
We're getting ready for my 6th Missouri State Fair.  I'm looking forward to many things.  Corn dogs, Missouri Beef House cheeseburgers, a pork chop dinner at the Pork Palace, fresh squeezed lemonade and the live entertainment throughout the fairgrounds. I'm NOT looking forwa…
It’s Hot, It’s Dry, It’s The Fourth of July: Fireworks Safety Tips
Setting off fireworks is illegal within the city limits of Sedalia, and the Pettis County Sheriff's Office and Fire Departments urge you not to set off your own fireworks this 4th of July.  They suggest you attend the public display at the Missouri State Fairgrounds instead.  That's good advice.  An…
Summertime Fun! Until Your Phone Gets Wet…
I got a message from a friend of mine this morning asking if I knew where to get a cell phone on the cheap.  It seems a friend of hers had jumped in the pool with her phone in her pocket and....yep.  That sinking feeling.  All of your contacts, emails, texts and social media that was …
Sedalia Weather Can Be NASTY: Preparing For a Tornado [VIDEO]
Our lifetimes consist of a series of "Remember where you were when" moments.  For my parents, they could tell you exactly where they were and who they were with when President Kennedy was assassinated.  For me, I can remember where I was when the attempt was made on Ronald Reagan's life.  …
How To Scientifically Keep People From Defriending You On Facebook
I personally don't  lose sleep over being defriended on Facebook.  I figure I'll survive if someone decides I shouldn't be on their friends list.
But if you do worry about it, researchers at Arizona State University used focus groups and studies to come up with these 10 SCIEN…