Monthly Archives: January 2012


Greetings from Des Moines, IA… We made it back last night at midnight – later then we had anticipated.  Both of our flights were delayed.  I was on Frontier and they were still dealing with delays caused by an early … Continue reading



Greetings from a warm and sunny Florida! Temps have been been getting into the 80’s all week.  Been able to wear shorts and t-shirt comfortably.  Paying for it a bit with a nasty head cold today.  Been blowing my nose … Continue reading

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Greetings from Florida… The weather here continues to improve each day.  When I arrived on Saturday it was chilly with lows in the 40’s and highs in the 60’s.  Today it was clear skies and in the upper 70’s with … Continue reading



Greetings from a frozen West Des Monies, IA. The weather was great this week until Wednesday evening.  We were getting highs in the 60’s and then all of a sudden the wind shifted and now it is nasty cold out. … Continue reading



Greetings from West Des Moines, IA! Just got back from ice skating downtown at the Brenton Ice Rink.  Decided to practice a bit before my next round of lessons starts tomorrow (Monday) evening.  The ice was decent and it was … Continue reading

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Greetings from Caucus Day 2012 in Iowa…. My work day went by slowly. I’m pretty well caught up with most of my projects and now waiting for others to do their part. I’m starting to go over things for the … Continue reading

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Greetings from a new year in Iowa! Today is John’s 68th 38th birthday! To celebrate I baked him a cake (yellow with chocolate frosting), made his favorite supper (beef stroganoff) and got him a fun gift.   Cake decorating is … Continue reading