This is the time of year that most proves the wisdom of my choice to make Columbia our retirement home as the weather begins to mirror the hospitality of its citizens. The month of May normally signals the end of the difficult to predict weather patterns of winter and early spring, giving way to shirt sleeve and convertible weather and the rebirth of magnificent flora, even the weeds that when cropped closely are almost indistinguishable from lush green grass.
A few spoil Columbia’s idyllic status
To read the full article, please sign up or login.
Get full access to the Columbia Missourian on your computer, phone, and tablet for just $5.95 per month.
* All the high-quality, in-depth journalism of the Columbia Missourian and Vox Magazine, updated 24/7
* Your news. Your device. Your time.
If you'd like to read more about the value of being a member, read this column from the Missourian's executive editor, Tom Warhover.