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My Favorite Days

These are my favorite days
When the sun is muted to dulcet tones
When the air is so still your breath might disturb it
When the light of yesterday casts a shadow on today… 22 more words


DSM Night Out: Malo and Noce

Last Friday, my husband and I enjoyed a night out in Des Moines.

I had purchased tickets for Let’s Misbehave: Max Wellman Sings Cole Porter… 520 more words

Des Moines

Color The Wind 2018

After a warm weather induced year hiatus Color The Wind returned!

Once again the incredible Mary Kay Catanzaro joined us for the excursion, but we also had another fellow kite fanatic with us… … 106 more words



“Hello and goodbye,” I sang morosely the next morning pretending that I was Madonna in her iconic role as Evita in Evita. If for some reason you’ve never seen this musical, stop reading this right now and catch up. 2,356 more words


Spring Is Calling

Dreariness slowly melts with the dawning sun

I hear her gentle call as

She beckons me to her plumule

I stand quietly near her

Hoping to glance just one moment of growth

Patience is her subdued message

Lagomarcino’s for Me

Before the grandkids arrived home from school on Friday afternoon I drove across the Mississippi River into Iowa just so I could have a hot fudge sundae at Lagomarcino’s in Davenport. 151 more words


Hawkeye Women Fall to Creighton in First Round of NCAA Tournament

LOS ANGELES – Making their first NCAA appearance in 3 years the 6-seed Iowa women were ousted in the first round by border rival Creighton, 76-70. 64 more words