“Really New York?!” No, “Really Des Moines?!”

See this sign above?  This was taken on May 21, 2011, by Andrea Laug.  Andrea is a great friend of mine.  She moved to New York City two years to take a job at a salon after graduating from Aveda in West Des Moines.  She posted this picture on her Facebook page.  I sarcastically posted a…

News and Sports Links – April 14, 2010

I have several projects on the docket and I’ll be out and about on this wet day.  Let us get to the business of finding out what’s going on over the past few days.  Before I do, I want to thank all of you for being patient and allowing me to keep the “Life Disrupted”…

Life Disrupted

These are the kind of posts that I do not like writing about.  It is unfair for me to write it because when it comes to something of this nature, it makes me physically sick.  As an unemotional sort of fellow, I detach myself from the story, because I feel it needs to be written…

“Do It For the Adults”

Over the weekend, Variety, the Children’s Charity in Iowa, held their annual telethon in downtown Des Moines.  Stan and Jody Reynolds have turned what was an organization on its deathbed into one of the most popular and well-funded charitable organizations not just in Iowa, but in the nation. What struck me as I watched some…

News and Sports Links – February 10, 2011

    I’m working on two posts that is providing some challenges for me.  So while I’m hammering them out, here are a couple of news and sports links that raised a few eyebrows, if anyone noticed. Dan Connolly of the Baltimore Sun reports that the Baltimore Orioles are returning to powerhouse WBAL-AM 1090 radio…