When we’re not obsessing over our favorite sports teams we also have a lot of diverse interest in other areas such as movies, tv, videogames and odes to ’90s music.
The Christmas invasion has begun. The trees are going up. The lights are on. Christmas music is playing, and grating on our nerves already. People are arguing about Starbucks cups and specific holiday greetings. Don’t […]
The first 22 years of my life were lived in the state of Iowa, generally within a 45-minute drive of Iowa’s capital city. Throughout my childhood, I often heard pretty poor remarks about Des Moines which left […]
One of the joys of the mid-fall/early winter season is the amount of quality films that flood our local movie theaters. This is the time of year that Hollywood studios release their heaters; the movies […]
My favorite time of year by far is the holidays. Halloween to New Year’s is filled with giving, togetherness, family and friends and tradition. The seasons change, the snow flies (at least in Iowa) and […]
There are plenty of articles and feelings about the generational divide among Millennials (people who reached young adulthood around the year 2000) and Baby Boomers (People born years shortly following World War II). For whatever […]
I fancy myself an intellectual, a deep thinker that thirsts for substance. Occasionally I need to step away from the Clinton vs Trump/Kardashian filled news and the never-ending saga of sports and exercise my brain […]