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WELCOME TO THE MIDDLE -- OF AMERICA
Looking at life from the heartland.
Latest Blog Entries
Fall brings harvests and FOOTBALL!
Hopes and hazards of a rural garden.
You don't celebrate Watermelon Days? I thought everyone did. It's a small-town celebration extravaganza! Okay, it's pretty much the same year after year, but...
A rural run-on....almost.
A member of our small town Iowa community brings home swine........flu.
Son leaves for basic training after a send off from many in the "village".
Keeping cool in the heartland!
Rural life revolves around our kids and their activities. Last night summer baseball season began in earnest with the first t-ball games of the summer!
Teaching and living in the same area in which you grew up brings many benefits -- and some drawbacks.
Gay marriage ban lifted in Iowa
Communication technology has come a long way -- even in the heartland!
Yet another reason why I love living in a small town...
Maybe it's just me, but I guess when the facts are right in front of you, consolidation of rural districts only makes sense -- financially.
How some rural folk are saving the environment and saving some cash!!!!