by Freida Marie Crump
Greetings from the Ridge.
Balloons and balloons and balloons. That’s the way my friend described the scene in St. Louis’s Forest Park last week for the great balloon launch.
Purina had provided a Children’s Entertainment area, concession stands were dolling out every conceivable munchable, and a small cadre of local bands held forth on the makeshift stage. She said that it was one sunlit, buoyant slice