Connection • Collaboration • Culture

Who Created

At the end of 2022, I challenged myself to tap into my creative writing while connecting with the Festus, Missouri community. I have a genuine


Being a transplant resident in Festus, Missouri, many ask WHY I am promoting living and loving life in the Festus area? Having lived in many

Happy/Merry First Day of School

Today is the first day of school for the students at Festus R-VI School District. The first day of school is similar to holidays in

Word of the Day: Pivot

This morning, as I was drinking my coffee and looking out my kitchen window, I saw the most beautiful, pastel pink streaks in the sky.

What Does “MyFESTUS” Mean?

The name “My Festus” was not created with the word “My” to be synonymous with the author/writer/creator: Sara, but rather for people share a sense

Ode to Dogwoods

I wrote and posted this last year on April 13, 2023. Today, exactly one year later, I am still reflecting on the beauty within OurFESTUS

Time for “My Festus”

As a follow-up to my March 4, 2023 post on exploring and identifying a “Service Fulfillment Formula,” I wanted to shine light on my thoughts