All posts of Mia Pohlman

For The Love of Food: Spanish Street Farmacy

Photo by Tyler Graef Marriage is tough. Running a restaurant is tough. Here, local restaurateurs Lance and Sharla Green share their life stories, wisdom on marriage and what they’ve learned from owning a restaurant with their spouse. Here’s to putting in the hard work to make both a marriage and a restaurant places that nourish […]

For The Love of Food: Rice Noodle Cai

Photo by Tyler Graef Marriage is tough. Running a restaurant is tough. Here, local restaurateurs Shun and Lisa Cai share their life stories, wisdom on marriage and what they’ve learned from owning a restaurant with their spouse. Here’s to putting in the hard work to make both a marriage and a restaurant places that nourish […]

For The Love of Food: 36 Restaurant and Bar

Photo by Tyler Graef Marriage is tough. Running a restaurant is tough. Here, local restaurateurs John Eric and Vanessa Klein share their life stories, wisdom on marriage and what they’ve learned from owning a restaurant with their spouse. Here’s to putting in the hard work to make both a marriage and a restaurant places that […]

Sounds of September

2 days. 11 bands. Welcome to the Shipyard. Last year, you joined us in making a crazy music festival dream reality, bringing people together to form a better whole, like a shipyard. You danced in front of the professional stage, drove racecar simulators and explored downtown CG with headliners Jamestown Revival. In short, you rocked […]

Connecting and Empowering Women

Women’s Next Level Forum Women of Color brings women together to inspire On August 1, I was privileged to listen to a conversation about race and the professional world aimed to build, connect and empower. It occurred at the Women’s Next Level Forum Women of Color luncheon, held at the Drury Plaza Hotel in Cape […]

Preserving History

Who defines “history,” and how are women writing it?   In high school, I remember it in our history textbooks: a box in each unit dedicated to highlighting a woman and her contributions to history. One box per unit. That was all. The major players throughout the rest of the pages were mostly men; it […]

Canning Green Beans With Shirley Buchheit

Preservation is an act of hope. It is an act of strength and will. It is an act of organization, good planning and looking to the future. Here, Shirley Buchheit from Apple Creek, Missouri, teaches us how to can green beans, a traditionally female activity we want to pass on and preserve. We hope her […]

Drying Flowers with Christy Russell

Preservation is an act of hope. It is an act of strength and will. It is an act of organization, good planning and looking to the future. Here, Christy Russell from Jackson teaches us how to dry flowers, a traditionally female activity we want to pass on and preserve. We hope her dedication to craft […]

Making Jam With Lisa Lewis

Preservation is an act of hope. It is an act of strength and will. It is an act of organization, good planning and looking to the future. Here, Lisa Lewis from Morley, Missouri, teaches us how to make jelly, a traditionally female activity we want to pass on and preserve. We hope her dedication to […]

5 Books to Read

Looking for a good story? Here are five of my favorites, all written by intelligent women with heart. Happy summer reading. xox, Mia   The House on Mango Street, by Sandra Cisneros This book is told in a series of vignettes from the perspective of Esperanza, an adolescent living in inner-city Chicago. The reader must […]