Five years ago last week, I went from the working world to being unemployed. I wouldn’t wish unemployment on anyone…it’s been a rough journey, and at times, I feel like hiding from the world. I don’t know how I have survived this long not having full-time employment, but I have and continue to do so. … More Filling in the Gap: What Five Years of Unemployment Has Taught Me
As December has arrived, I’ve forgot to mark the 1st blog-(ann)-iversary of this site. I try not to wax poetic on it, but when I decided to “go all in” on writing this full time, I was unsure if I could do this on a consistent basis. Coming up with topics, managing the site, using … More A Year in Review
If you start seeing some strange things and themes being changed on the blog, all you have to do is point the finger at me. I’m to blame. As I’m approaching the 1st year of this blog, I’m trying out a couple of new themes as a way to change up and “freshen” … More The Mad Scientist Never Takes a Holiday
The blogosphere these days is always a great tool for people to use. So, when a couple of friends decide to start new blogs, it never hurts to plug them and their blogs. It’s called giving back to the blog community. No, It’s Iowa, primarily a sports blog, debuted this past weekend. Jesse Gavin, formerly … More We’ve Got New (Blog) Neighbors
It’s hard to imagine not having a snowstorm today as the 2010 edition of the Iowa Girls high school state basketball tournament begins this morning at 10:00 am at Wells Fargo Arena. Almost every year at this time, Mother Nature throws us a curveball. It’s probably a good thing that this week may not be … More Snowstorm or not, the State Tournaments are here!