Tag: Iowa

Thanks a lot, National Pork Board…

Yesterday I was cruising through my email in-box when I ran across a newsletter from one of my favorite retail websites: ThinkGeek. Here’s what I read… The story caught my eye because a) it’s ridiculous, and b) the National Pork Board is in my city, Des Moines, Iowa. Is...

Crazy Iowa Weather

For those of you who aren’t from Iowa, you may not be familiar with our weather patterns. Basically, from about November to March (or April), we have this: Then comes spring, where it rains, and snows again, and then once in a while gives us a clear, sunny day...

I_Blog . . . Do U?

What are you doing November 14–15? Did you say, “Attending the inaugural I_Blog conference at the Hotel Pattee in Perry, Iowa“? That’s what I thought you said! You know my friend, Jody, the one I attended Blissdom 09 with, the one I’m attending the Type-A Mom Conference with next...

What I *Heart* About Iowa

Experiencing the beginning of all four seasons.Having your closest neighbors be a quarter of a mile away, but you know them as well as family.Watching cornstalks blowing in the breeze on a warm June day.Giving someone the “farmer wave” (index finger raised) as you drive by, whether you know...