WELCOME TO THE MIDDLE -- OF AMERICA
Looking at life from the heartland.
Latest Blog Entries
Words, words everywhere!!
Author receives the Amazon Kindle as a fortieth birthday present.
Rivalry in the heartland
Fall brings harvests and FOOTBALL!
Field of Dreams
Hopes and hazards of a rural garden.
Watermelon Days are upon us!
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...
I apologize, Mr. Lauer.
A rural run-on....almost.
Swine and flu in the heartland.
A member of our small town Iowa community brings home swine........flu.
It takes a village....
Son leaves for basic training after a send off from many in the "village".
You know it's summer in the heartland when......
Keeping cool in the heartland!
Phasing us out......
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!
Benefits and drawbacks of a staying in a small town.
Teaching and living in the same area in which you grew up brings many benefits -- and some drawbacks.
A ruling heard ‘round the country….
Gay marriage ban lifted in Iowa
Goldfish cracker sets new world record!
Communication technology has come a long way -- even in the heartland!
Good Samaritans... can't throw a rock around here and not hit one
Yet another reason why I love living in a small town...
My small-school mentality....
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.
Muskrat, heating costs, geothermal energy, oh my!
How some rural folk are saving the environment and saving some cash!!!!