Monthly Archives: December 2011

12/31/11

Happy New Year’s Eve from Iowa! We just returned from dining at a Machine Shed restaurant.  It was not overly busy and had good service by a guy in coveralls.  We both had steaks and they were really good.  One … Continue reading

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12/29/11

Greetings from West Des Moines, IA…. Received a call from John around noon – he is on his way back home.  Should make it here around 8pm.  I’m sure he will be happy to be back after spending a week … Continue reading

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12/27/11

Greetings from a cool day in Iowa.. The weather has been pretty good for this time of the year – highs in the lower 40’s and lows around freezing.  Would like it to stay cold enough for the ground to … Continue reading

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12/25/2011

Merry Christmas! Derek, John and Prince

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12/19/11

Greetings from a chilly evening in Iowa… Just got back from my last ice skating lesson this year. The temps were a bit cooler then the past week with a breeze. This week we worked on different cross over skating … Continue reading

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12/16/11

Greetings from a warm winter weekend in West Des Moines… Temps have been getting into the mid-40’s the last few days.  It is nice that the furnace does not run much during the day.  All of the snow outside has … Continue reading

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12/11/11

Greetings from a cool winter day in Iowa… We just waddled home from a yummy meal at China Garden.  They are located a few blocks away from the apartment, so decided to give them a try.  Food was good – … Continue reading

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12/9/11

Greetings from our snow covered apartment in West Des Moines, IA…. Last evening it suddenly snowed enough to leave an inch and a half of the white stuff.  The temperatures have been below freezing since Monday so expecting it to … Continue reading

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12/4/11

Greetings from West Des Moines, IA… The weather has been a mixed bag the last few days.  Thursday afternoon it started to snow in the afternoon.  It was warm enough it did not stick to the ground at first, but … Continue reading

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