Its less stressful to set out with a plan, but just rolling with whatever catches your attention can bring loads more fun.
By RICHARD ESPINOZA
The Kansas City Star
And, Susan Vollenweider shows in her column in 816 North Opinion, it can surprise you with a new perspective. If youre a parent whos ever wondered whether your kid pays attention to your loving instruction on how to approach life, youll enjoy her tale of a special mother-son day.
If Susans experience moves to you just roll with it yourself, Jonathan Benders wonderful story suggests a place to start your jaunt. He began his stroll on the south side of the railroad tracks on Parkvilles Main Street and stopped to talk with the some of the colorful people who run the citys colorful shops. Parkville is a charming town, Jonathan reports, and its challenge is how to keep marketing that charm well.
Glenn Rice reports this week that opponents of a new constitution for Clay County have failed in another attempt to keep the issue off next months ballot. Theres a public meeting about the issue at 7 p.m. Oct. 9 at Liberty City Hall if you want to learn more.
Elsewhere in this weeks 816 North, Joyce Smith writes in Cityscape about a new Northland clothing store thats planning a grand opening. Ross Dress for Less has moved in to the former Stein Mart space in Barrywoods Crossing, and the company has plans for a Liberty store.