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Black Valentine Series: #1 The Denson’s Shared Passion Keeps Love Alive in Long Marriage

In honor of the combination of Black History Month and Valentine’s Day week, I’m running a “Black Valentine” series to profile several of the most vibrant Black couples I’ve met in St. Louis. We begin with Howard and Vickie Denson, the force behind the St. Louis Black Pages. Howard is an art collecting maven of […]

About Town in St. Louis: Orchids, Empowerment for the Black Community, and abstract art

Photo from www.1920s-fashions.co.uk/reddress.htm I mention the racial demographics of these three events to point out the segregated nature (still!) of St. Louis life, especially social life. ORCHIDS AT THE MISSOURI BOTANICAL GARDEN.Friday night at the Missouri Botanical Garden Orchid Show, member night…through March 15, 2009. “Henry’s Garden” features 800 orchids from one of the world’s […]

Happy Valentine’s Day, Black History Month!

As I’ve met wonderful African American couples during the months since I’ve moved from Northern Califronia to St. Louis, I thought it would be fun to introduce you to three couples and their love stories today…to celebrate the confluence of Valentine’s Day in the Middle of Black History Month. You’ll meet: –Linda Jones Hawkins and […]

Howard and Vickie Denson’s Shared Passions = Longlasting partnership on all levels

Howard and Vickie Denson: Shared passion keeps them together, and fun. Photo by St. Louis Magazine Click here to read a great story about Howard and Vickie Denson in St Louis Magazine, February 2006, article: “Happily Ever After.” “Howard and Vickie Denson pack their life with shared passions— business, travel, church, art and jazz…. Now […]