We all know that few places in the U.S. can top our home state for gorgeous weather in the spring and fall — and many of us have friends who plan their vacations around cycling across America and in Europe. Let’s be matchmakers and put them together! As part of our ongoing efforts to connect […]
First Lady Georganne Nixon comments on “Growing Up with the River: Nine Generations on the Missouri” The Burkhardts know that Jay and I love the Missouri River. The Governor’s mansion overlooks the Big Muddy, we canoe and kayak on the river, and we explore all along the Katy Trail and the river valley. We ride […]
Book Signing for “Growing Up with the River” at the Philip Slein Gallery 11/3/16 Philip Slein is an artist, a collector, and a gallery owner in the Central West End. He has been an admirer of the Missouri River, its valleys, and bluffs for decades and Dan asked him to contribute some comments for the […]
Book Signing for “Growing Up with the River” at the Peers-to-Treloar Party on the Katy Trail 10/23/16 At the first-ever Peers-to-Treloar Party on October 23, visitors celebrated in two former railroad towns — now on the Katy Trail — with music, bratwurst, and books signed by Bryan, Connie, and Dan.
Presentation and Book Signing for “Growing Up with the River” at the St. Louis County Library 10/19/16 On October 19, a stormy night didn’t deter 70+ friends of St. Louis County Library from participating in a presentation and book signing by Dan, Connie, and Bryan. Bonus: A raffle for a bur oak tree — one […]
Book Signing for “Growing Up with the River” at Deutsch Country Days 10/16/16 At Deutsch Country Days in Marthasville on October 16, Dan was asked to autograph “Growing Up with the River” by some very enthusiastic re-enactors who loved the Marthasville chapter!
Book Signing for “Growing Up with the River” at the Conservation Celebration in Riverfront Park, Washington, MO 10/9/16 On a beautiful October Sunday in Washington’s Riverfront Park, the Burkhardts and Bryan Haynes signed and sold copies at Conservation Celebration!
Feedback on the Fun: Peers-to-Treloar Highlights Here is a wonderful article written by Cindy Gladden for the Warren County Record containing some highlights of the Peers-to-Treloar party. We hope you were able to enjoy this time with us, but, if not, we have plenty of fun in store for you in the future. We can’t wait to do […]
“Stories That Will Connect Us To the Land”: Another rave review for Growing Up with the River! Growing Up with the River is a series of stories connecting your heart to the land on which so many have lived and loved. Now, another delightfully descriptive article written by Missourian Feature Writer Karen Cernich highlights the inner […]
A review that specifies just what all the fuss is about! If you have found yourself wondering about our book Growing up with the River, here is your chance to find out more! Growing up with the River will enthrall the attention of audiences young and old! How? Well, the book is full of fictional tales that […]