All posts of Mia Pohlman

Meet Along the Way: Danetta Mason

Women do incredible things. This running “Meet Along the Way” feature shares the stories of women who are a part of the Southeast Missouri community by way of living here, being from here or passing through. We hope these stories inspire you to connect with others and that they encourage you to be who you […]

5 Movies to Watch

The important things in life to me are often the small things. The movies that are my favorite are no different; they are my favorite because they contain a relatable moment, a character, actress, line or emotion that I understand, that strikes me with beauty and originality, that teaches me to think in a new […]

Sacred Spaces: Tiara Ross

In “Pilgrim at Tinker Creek,” Annie Dillard writes, “Self-consciousness, however, does hinder the experience of the present. It is the one instrument that unplugs all the rest.”  She goes on to write that it is our very self-consciousness that separates us from each other, from God, from our self. It keeps us from living in […]

Sacred Spaces: Merci Green

In “Pilgrim at Tinker Creek,” Annie Dillard writes, “Self-consciousness, however, does hinder the experience of the present. It is the one instrument that unplugs all the rest.”  She goes on to write that it is our very self-consciousness that separates us from each other, from God, from our self. It keeps us from living in […]

Sacred Spaces: Molly Long

In “Pilgrim at Tinker Creek,” Annie Dillard writes, “Self-consciousness, however, does hinder the experience of the present. It is the one instrument that unplugs all the rest.”  She goes on to write that it is our very self-consciousness that separates us from each other, from God, from our self. It keeps us from living in […]

Sacred Spaces: Chelsea Howell Gaul

In “Pilgrim at Tinker Creek,” Annie Dillard writes, “Self-consciousness, however, does hinder the experience of the present. It is the one instrument that unplugs all the rest.”  She goes on to write that it is our very self-consciousness that separates us from each other, from God, from our self. It keeps us from living in […]

Sacred Spaces: Tonja Hemphill

In “Pilgrim at Tinker Creek,” Annie Dillard writes, “Self-consciousness, however, does hinder the experience of the present. It is the one instrument that unplugs all the rest.”  She goes on to write that it is our very self-consciousness that separates us from each other, from God, from our self. It keeps us from living in […]

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 […]