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Chess Club: Grandmasters

What a big week we had. On Friday, Jadzia and fellow members of Vogt Elementary’s chess club were visited by grandmasters … and a ton of media. Here is her account of the day: Once upon a time, Jadzia and … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas from Ferguson

What does one write in a Christmas newsletter after your little town has suffered civil unrest and become the center of international attention? I’m not really sure, but here goes. The first seven months of the year were memorable. In … Continue reading

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Ferguson Sunday Parkways

Just as I began my drive to work, I noticed they were having Ferguson Sunday Parkways just down Darst from our house. This is one of many fun events Ferguson holds in different neighborhoods throughout the year. I had forgotten … Continue reading

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Ferguson’s children: Our voice

Drums. Singing. Shakespeare. MLK. What a great afternoon we had enjoying the artistry of Jadzia and other Ferguson kids! The event was designed as a response to recent events in Ferguson and throughout St. Louis. Students from across the Ferguson-Florissant … Continue reading

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Second Ferguson DOJ town hall meeting

Tuesday night, the Department of Justice’s Community Relations Service held its second town hall meeting in Ferguson.

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First Ferguson DOJ town hall meeting

Monday night, the Department of Justice’s Community Relations Service held its first town hall meeting in Ferguson. The town hall meetings were closed to everyone but Ferguson residents. The media were not allowed. Though I am employed at the St. … Continue reading

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Church signs in Ferguson

Just over a week after the Michael Brown shooting, I was struck by the idea of photographing church signs in and around Ferguson. I figured many of them would have messages related to the shooting and its aftermath. On Sunday … Continue reading

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The best pie in Ferguson

After six years, Yoli has finally gotten her due. Her caramel apple pie won the “All-American Pie Contest” with at the Ferguson Farmers Market on Saturday.

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Tornado times two

Spring has been wild this year in St. Louis. A tornado hit Hazelwood in April, and then last Friday a much bigger tornado came through. It began in St. Charles and swept across North County, including Ferguson.

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Ferguson’s new fire house

Saturdays are busy days for us now. Ludi and Josie have a dance class early in the morning, and Jadzia has one later on. Today, in between the classes, we took a trip to visit Ferguson’s new fire house. It … Continue reading

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