Freedom may not be free but it sure is dumb sometimes.
Whenever I want to remember what the year 2001 was like, I pop 2001: A Space Odyssey into the DVD player.
We stopped in Grinnell on the way back from the Iowa State Fair to see this famous Louis Sullivan building.
For my Spanish-speaking in-laws (many) and fans (none) I’ve added a translation tool to the sidebar menu.
With all the guns in this country there must be a shortage of butter.
I do not care if some professor in some rabbit warren of a concrete university office building calls my thinking inexact and sentimental. – Jordan Fisher Smith
I’ve been neglecting my book reports, so here’s a summary of summery readings.
This caught my eye as we were leaving. We had a good, long laugh.
This moth took refuge from the rain on our window screen.
The fine elf runt ear.
After reading how great watermelon and feta cheese are together we tried it and found the neither ingredient is harmed nor improved by the other. But it did not live up to the hype.
A belated gallery of photos from last Sunday’s trip to the fair.
The state fair has a lot of educational value for me since I can learn about where my food comes from, but it’s also a sort of pilgrimage of Americana.
You don’t see this at Hy-Vee every day.
This scarecrow scares me more than it scares crows.
The Hometown Days parade usually features the high school marching band, fire trucks and old tractors. My favorites are the latter.
Well, it finally rained yesterday. And how.