Monthly Archives: October 2011


Greeting from a nice fall weekend in Iowa… It is starting to get a little cooler out but was nice but with lots of sunny skies! On Wednesday I received a nice surprise: My parents had a nice Halloween flower … Continue reading



Greetings from yet another warm fall day in Iowa… Temps got up to 75 out today, but this evening you can tell there is a front coming in… starting to get cloudy and the wind is changing directions…. tomorrow will … Continue reading

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Greetings from another great fall day in West Des Moines, IA…. Temps got into the 70’s again today – yeah!  Making sure to appreciate the nice weather as much as I can because it will not be lasting much longer. … Continue reading

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Greetings from a warm fall day in Iowa! The temps got into the mid 70’s today – was a nice surprise! On Saturday morning I slept in until 9:00am.  Have no regrets – was really nice to sleep until I … Continue reading

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Hello all, John here… Yeah, I know it’s been a while–  I been a little busy.  I think we have things pretty well settled here in West Des Moines, though I keep finding little projects to do. Today was Re-Key … Continue reading

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Greetings from a cool windy day in Iowa… The temps only got into the upper 40’s today with cloudy skies – it really feels like fall out now.  Tonight it is going to get down to 36… burr…  We installed … Continue reading

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It’s about time I did a blog posting…. Spent the weekend at my parent place in Thomson, IL and had today off from work.  Takes me 4 hours from the apartment building to their farm – and that includes a … Continue reading

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Greetings from West Des Moines, IA! Today it started out overcast and dreary out.  The sun did not burn through the haze until around noon.  Then the afternoon ended up being sunny and nice out. Working from home is going … Continue reading



Greetings from Iowa! Today it rained for the first time since we’ve been here.  Was a nice slow drizzle that lasted most of the afternoon.  Just enough to keep the roads wet. This morning the lawn guy showed up and … Continue reading



Greetings from another beautiful fall day in West Des Moines, IA! Temps got into the lower 80’s today with a nice breeze.  Can definitely get used to this weather, but the forecast is calling for some rain to arrive next … Continue reading