Miss Cassette is the writer, researcher, and amateur gumshoe of the website myomahaobsession.com, which she has converted into her new book, My Omaha Obsession: Searching for the City (Bison Books, 2020). Her writing has appeared in Omaha Magazine. Down at Circo’s Bar … Continue reading From the Desk of Miss Cassette
"In the weeks just before Christmas, my father’s store was busiest, its narrow aisles crowded with shoppers, its carefully arranged displays rumpled and disarrayed, and its floors slippery with melting snow. On Saturdays and when school let out in the afternoons, my sister and I helped out. She worked on the sales floor, and I made bows for the women in the gift-wrap booth.