Archive for the ‘Iowa’ Category

Lucky, lucky me

Posted by | Filed under Iowa | Jun 29, 2011 | 2 Comments

I am just one lucky traveling gal. A couple of days ago when I was traveling from West Bend to Charles City, Iowa I ran into a farmer, figuratively speaking. I just caught a glimpse of corn being loaded into a big truck, something I had never seen before; after all, I am a city […]

Regretting not being in New York City

Posted by | Filed under Iowa | Jun 25, 2011 | Comments Off on Regretting not being in New York City

Today is the first time in over fifteen months that I regret not being in New York. I woke up to the wonderful news that just before mid-night Friday the NYS senate had passed the Marriage Equality bill, legalizing same-sex marriage. I wish I could be celebrating with my fellow New Yorkers, especially during tomorrow’s […]

Photos are copyright protected

Posted by | Filed under Iowa | Jun 23, 2011 | Comments Off on Photos are copyright protected

Please note that ALL photos on this site are copyright protected. They cannot be used for any purpose without PRIOR written consent. If you would like to purchase a photo you can click on the link to my photo collection on the right. Today, I found one of my photos on the news website The […]

Words I don’t want to hear anymore

Posted by | Filed under Iowa, Nebraska | Jun 21, 2011 | Comments Off on Words I don’t want to hear anymore

Severe thunderstorm, tornado watch, thunderstorm warning, tornado warning. I would much rather hear: sunny with temperatures between 70 and 80 F, light winds, low humidity and chance of precipitation less than 10%. Last night the county I slept in was under a tornado watch until 4 am. I wish I hadn’t turned on the radio. […]

Iowa = agriculture

Posted by | Filed under Iowa | Jun 20, 2011 | 2 Comments

I remember driving through Iowa on interstate 80 some fourteen years ago, the trip from LA to Chicago. I was not particularly fond of the state. The roads were bad and the scenery was boring. If I remember correctly, I called a friend to keep me from getting bored out of my mind. Some things […]