In Iowa, June is the beginning of food-on-a-stick season.
Lore got the idea of making homemade sidewalk chalk with my nephews.
We attended an art workshop on collage painting.
We found this rabbit in a parking lot, trying to hide under the wheel of a pickup truck.
While raising the flag at his gravesite this week, Herbert Hoover’s birthplace shone brightly in the afternoon sun.
April showers really do bring May flowers. We have a nice crop of bluebells in one of the flower beds at work.
Students displayed projects, like these sculptures and industrial designs, during ArtsFest at the university’s School of Art.
April 25 and still no leaves on the trees?
By sheer happenstance and by wishing for it on a busy morning at Hamburg Inn No. 2, we were seated at the table Ronald Reagan sat at in 1992.
This lot is the site of a controversial rezoning proposal for a 20-story multi-use building; it will easily be the tallest building in town.
A shelf of recommended mysteries displayed at the library.
The Shedd Aquarium had a nice exhibit on jellyfish with different tanks displaying different species, all colorful and mesmerizing.
They take care of business at the Student Health Center: just help yourself to the basket of condoms.
Look! It’s Long Island Italiana Barbie, complete with a fake leopard skin and gold lamé dress!
We usually miss the live nativity scene at the church down the road.
One of this weekend’s treats were acorn-shaped cookies made from Kisses, Nutter Butters, and Toll House chips. They were a big hit.
As part of Iowa City’s continual efforts to beautify itself, trees downtown now wear sweaters.
A pumpkin carver shows off her produce.