Leslie

HARD PASS: Eating Cicadas

Uhh.... Hell no! No thank you. I'm good. Everyone seems to be concerned with the fact that the cicadas are starting to emerge. It's something that happens every year, so I'm not really sure why people are like "the cicadas are coming, the cicadas are coming!" Every time I see some article about how these little bugs are making their return, it just reminds me of the people who have to make posts…


The Eclipse is over. Now what?

The North American solar eclipse of 2024 is over but, what do we do with our glasses now? Rather than throwing them away, why not donate them to school children in South America so they can see the eclipse in October 2024? Eclipse Glasses USA ensures that children in various countries can marvel at this celestial event without risking their eyesight. The company will send glasses to schools in…


Drury University Accounting Students will help you file your taxes for FREE!

Tax time sucks. There's just no "nice" way to put it. But if you want help with your taxes, the accounting students at Drury University will help you for free! According to a release from Drury, the annual service is open to the public and designed to benefit low-income taxpayers. Clinics will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on the following dates: Monday, Feb. 5 Monday, Feb. 12 Monday, Feb. 19…


Leslie talks with Comedians Alex Ortiz & Anthony Fuentes

Comedians Alex Ortiz and Anthony Fuentes will be at Club Rodeo TONIGHT January 24th. Go check them out! Doors open at 6:30, show starts at 8! Check out the FULL interview Leslie did with Alex and Anthony! https://omny.fm/shows/q102-1/leslie-interviews-alex-ortiz  


List of cold shelters

If you or someone you know is in need of a cold shelter, here is a list of places you can go to. To check if shelters are open in the Springfield area, call the direct shelter line at 417-605-2698 for daily updates. Springfield: East Sunshine Church of Christ – 3721 E. Sunshine: Men Grace UMC – 600 S. Jefferson: Women Unity of Springfield – 2214 E. Seminole: Anyone Sacred Heart Catholic Church –…


Leslie's Playlist: January 3rd is Women Rock Day!

Women Rock Day is celebrated on January 3rd every year. Here is a small list of bands that have amazing frontwomen. There's so many talented women out there, there's no way I could put them all on this list, but I chose to highlight some artists that you might not have heard of before. Check this out and let me know what you think!   ARTIST: The Distillers


The Rules of Re-gifting

I'll admit it. I've re-gifted a gift. I've only done it maybe twice in my life, but if you have to re-gift, here's a guideline to re-gifting from Ramey Solutions. 1. Don’t be cheap We all know what it’s like to feel like an afterthought. That’s why rule number one is all about your motivation. It’s totally fine to re-gift—especially if you’re trying to hustle after those huge financial goals you…


Where to get a FREE Thanksgiving Dinner in the Ozarks

Here is a list of places in our community that are offering a free Thanksgiving dinner. Please share this info! All are open to the public, and no reservations are necessary. November 22 Passion Assembly of God Church – 806 N Forest Ave – 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. November 23 The Salvation Army – 1707 West Chestnut Expressway – 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The GLO Center – 518 E Commercial – 2:00…


Why cook when you can go out for Thanksgiving dinner?

If you don't feel like cooking this year or maybe you (and not Marie Callender) ruined Thanksgiving dinner, then you can go out & dine at a restaurant. Here's a list of restaurants in Springfield that will be open on Thanksgiving day. Cracker Barrel (2858 N. Glenstone Ave): 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Denny’s (4760 S. Campbell Ave): 6 a.m. to 12 a.m. Domino’s (all locations): 4 p.m. to 12 a.m. Flat…


Hard Pass: "Holiday Sides Chocolate"

Maybe this isn't really a "hard pass", but at first it does sound pretty gnarly, but I do love sweet & savory stuff. Luxury chocolatier Phillip Ashley Chocolates is helping Campbell’s celebrate America’s love of sides with a sweet limited-edition launch inspired by classic Campbell’s side dishes. The Holiday Sides Collection is a six-piece, ‘soup infused,’ savory chocolate set inspired by…