• Show Me what you’re working with: Finally getting to know St. Louis after ten years.

    Every since I moved to the St. Louis area from Chicago ten years ago, I have struggled with feeling a connection. I don’t know if that is because my entire family remained in the Wisconsin/Illinois area or if my love for Chicago was (is) so deep that I stubbornly refused to mentally invest in any other area. Either way, to this day, I have never given Missouri a fair shake and I will be the first to admit it. Many people told me that once Ivy grew a little older and I became more involved in extracirricular activities, this town would start to feel more like home. Yes, my step-daughter…