Countdown to kickoff

The college football season kicks off in just a few days and it’s an exciting time to live in a university town.  The weather in the Midwest and the energy in Iowa City are tough to beat during the early fall.  We’ll save the frustration and heartbreak that tends to follow for a future post.  […]

Back to School!

“I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.”  – attributed to Mark Twain We’ve reached that time of year again and school is back in session.  In the spirit of Mr. Twain’s timeless quote, let’s focus on post high-school opportunities for a moment. The parents and professors in our little university town may […]

Be the Thermostat

As we enter the dog days of summer here in the heartland I have been thinking how common it is to complain about the weather and how easily everyone falls into this routine.  I’m sure there have been studies done on this, but my unscientific opinion is that it’s easy to relate to something we […]