I've never been more proud of my Kansas City community; I've never felt more like a patriot.
The names in these stories, including the by-lines, are on the short list of my heroes right now.
If you live around here and you can make it down to Davey's Saturday night, I'd love to see you there.
Tonight, maybe you could check out my wife's art show at Ottawa University. It's a thing of beauty, and she's on that list as well, for many reasons I'd love to give you in detail some time.
More about her show:
I feel so lucky to be in this place, at this time, among these people.