Makoto Fujimura first came across my radar over five years ago as World Magazine’s 2005 Daniel of the Year. His artwork was amazing, and as a new believer wrapping up my last year of architecture school it was encouraging to read the cover article on Makoto Fujimura, [...]
Why do I live in Ames? Where else can you read the headline from the local paper: Ames, ISU police wrangle runaway bovine, and be alerted of it on Twitter?
Officials with the Ames and Iowa State University police spent more than two hours chasing down a [...]
While the wife is a barista at the local coffee shop the boys and I are left to our own devices. Recently I picked up an idea for a fun activity to do with the boys from Abraham Piper, over at twentytwowords.com, called camera tag. We gave [...]
There is a certain wisdom found in children somewhere between their unflinching faith and their brutal honesty. Sitting on the floor with my two boys my oldest exclaims, “Dad, your the best.” That’s not necessarily the wisdom part– stay with me. Since his mom was gone for the evening [...]
The rabbit hole I have recently found myself in is the world of the Pioneer Woman. If you haven’t heard of the Pioneer Woman, then I would question your knowledge of the internet itself. I have been enjoying her recipes, which my wife cooks to great success, for quite awhile now. My waistline [...]
I remember first learning the word sabbatical in 1991, the year Bill Watterson went on one. I still miss Calvin and Hobbes, and I really haven’t looked at a Sunday comic since its farewell in 1995. I respect Bill Watterson’s stance (which is why you don’t see a Calvin and Hobbes [...]
And so it is August. As I sit comfortably inside the air conditioned house on a warm muggy evening I hear the muffled symphony of chirping crickets. Which reminds me of a minor confession I must get off my chest sometime before Summer comes to a close.
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- RT @iowahawkblog: Abuse of government power has consequences. Apparently promotion, paid vacation, and/or a fat pension. 11:52:24 AM June 11, 2013 from HootSuite ReplyRetweetFavorite
- @TiMcCollough Since you've been enjoying Propaganda, thought you may enjoy this new one from Heath McNease: http://t.co/esq962giwe #HipHop 11:50:59 AM June 11, 2013 from HootSuite in reply to TiMcCollough ReplyRetweetFavorite
- Very rarely will an ad convince me to buy a product; however ads will convince me to never buy your product ever. #NissanDancers 10:48:29 PM June 10, 2013 from Twitter for iPad ReplyRetweetFavorite
- How many on this list are due in part to popular HGTV and DIY Network shows? http://t.co/JPrpVWNXzd 03:28:23 PM June 10, 2013 from HootSuite ReplyRetweetFavorite