In the spirit of today's historical implication but with a vision of the future, we take a moment on #TBT to remember that hottie Jordan is our favorite German import of all time despite the fact that she has toned down her classic chesty game (as seen above) and focused on fashion and fitness for her 2-MILLION Instagram followers.
Similarly, we offer these pop culture insights to ponder:
Fast Company: I took a 30-day meditation challenge. Here’s what it taught me about managing anxiety
Patheos: Two Forms of Meditation
PsyPost: Study -- 15-minutes of meditation associated with similar effects as a day of vacation
Close to home we consider these local news links, take a look:
Sounds Like More Toy Train Hype
Art in the Loop - KC Streetcar launch summer music series
Starting Over At Center
Newly elected school board members for the Center School District hadn't been seated for even a week this spring before board president Marcie Calvin called for a closed meeting. That session set in motion the unexpected and forced departure of district Superintendent Sharon Nibbelink.
Building On Community Success
Teaming up with America's car clubs is driving a local community change effort to a nationwide scale, said Chris Harris. "I don't want to stop here," said Harris, owner and operator of the Harris Park Midtown Sports and Activities Center - officially shifting gears to a "Phase 2" after seeing the positive change caused by work to erase blighted land from the Ivanhoe neighborhood on 40th and Wayne.
EPIC Mud Puddle Might Help
SMITHVILLE, Mo. - Constant rainfall has led to high water levels at Smithville Lake. With water levels about seven feet higher than normal, officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers told 41 Action News they have increased daily inspections.
Classic Kansas City Weather Cycle Redux
The National Weather Service said that in more than 120 years of tracking weather, this is the wettest year on record for Kansas City.Only half of the snow pack has melted, meaning water levels in some places likely will still go up, even if it stops raining.The Missouri River has already set all-times records this year."This is a chart by the (Army Corps of Engineers) that shows how much storage is left," said National Weather Service hydrologist Scott Watson.Watson works as one of only four hydrologists serving Kansas and Missouri.
Local Deluge Health Warning
BUCKNER, Mo. - Recent flooding has Jackson County health officials warning people to get their tetanus shots. Officials say people dealing with recent flooding and storm clean-up are at a greater risk for tetanus, also known as "lockjaw." "You've got to be careful if you get into that river water.
Kansas City Overcast Forecast
Rain and cloud cover will keep our temperatures in the low 80's
Enigma - Sadeness (Part I) from the aptly named German techno pop group is the #TBT song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .