Actress · Author · Kate Chopin · Michele LaRue · St. Louis

Just 100 Years

When I read Kate Chopin, I always think to myself that the only thing separating us is time - just 100 years. The experience, the challenge of being female is the same. Connecting to a woman of the past is a powerful and inspiring thing, a reminder that I'm not alone, a reminder that as… Continue reading Just 100 Years

Actress · Betty Grable · Dancer · Hall of Famous Missourians · Jefferson City · Legs · Movies · St. Louis · St. Louis Walk of Fame

Betty Grable

Conn and Lillian Grable had a pact - no more children. It was 1916 - Marjorie was 6 and their little son John had just died. But when Lillian found herself pregnant again she was not going to give up her baby- no matter what Conn said. Lillian's dream was to be a dancer. She… Continue reading Betty Grable