Debbie’s Blog

Vegas Strip Photo by Debbie Monterrey

A Great Time in Las Vegas!

Our Sunrise Tours trip to Las Vegas with KMOX listeners was a winner!


FREE performance “A Most Unsettled State”

A free radio-style play of “A Most Unsettled State” performed by The Old Courthouse Players takes place Sunday at St. Louis Altenheim.


Life Lessons and Grandparents Day

Sunday is Grandparents Day. Enjoy words of wisdom from your elders!


Rock of Cashel (Ireland)--photo by Debbie Monterrey

Amazing Ireland

What a wonderful trip to Ireland with YMT Vacations and KMOX listeners! We had 58 St. Louisans on two buses, traveling the Emerald Isle. And boy, is it green.


Diamond Shakoor (photo by Deb Monterrey)

2014 MO State Chess Champ: Diamond Shakoor of North St. Louis

She’s 13 years old and she has dozens of state and national 1st place chess titles. Diamond Shakoor really needs a sponsor to help her get to her competitions.


Barnett On Washington (Photo courtesy of

Old Buildings & the People Who Love/Save Them

Seventeen projects were awarded at the Landmarks Association of St. Louis’ Most Enhanced Awards 2014. Thank goodness they built these beauties to last!


Photo: Circus Flora/Durb Curlee

Celebrating the Joyful Life of Ivor David Balding of Circus Flora

David Balding gave us St. Louis’ very own circus. And Circus Flora has delighted audiences of all ages for almost 30 years. Friends and admirers paid tribute to David at a Memorial under the Big Top.



Under One Roof Gala: Milestone for Peter & Paul Community Services

Saturday night we’re raising money for Peter & Paul Community Services’ mission to help the chronically homeless. It’ll be a great night with Circus Flora performances! Learn more about “Safe Haven.”



Autism and Cardinals

Thursday night at the Thompson Foundation for Autism Dinner & Auction, I’ll be joined by Mike Matheny, Gary Pinkel, Norm Steward and other dignitaries!


Courtesy of Marquette Apartments

Downtown Living: See For Yourself Why People Love It

Whether you’re consider moving downtown or just curious, check out the 2014 Downtown Living Tour on Saturday, May 3rd.


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