Monthly Archives: April 2013

Bee hum

Bees and honey and waggle dances get my attention this time of year. See for more on this, or my very first food column for the Columbia Tribune, “Dancing with Bees,” today! The photo here is of the bee … Continue reading

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Popcorn for breakfast!

Kernels turn inside out as Nina watches For more, see

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Savor Missouri book and blog launches

My first book and a blog launch:  my cup runeth over! If you like food, wine and local folk, check out It’s a delicious world out there, find flavor with me!      If you like food and wine and a book … Continue reading

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My day droneth on

Last week I got to watch a drone journalism demonstration. Okay, so we’re a little leery of drones. Without question, they deserve it–especially with the uses we conjure up for them, us humans. But Bill Allen and his students at … Continue reading

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Old Trails in Missouri

I was in Lexington, Missouri, on Saturday scouting for my wine country journalism class next fall. We’ve been to Ste Genevieve-Commerce-Augusta-Hermann in search of regional flavor. This time, I want to go in another direction. The wine trail that incorporates … Continue reading

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