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Meet Moe, our weird cat

“There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats.” — Albert SchweitzerI’m go…

Celebrating my parents

I never knew what a card shower was until I started my first job at the Marshalltown Times-Republican. I had many tasks in my five years as …

Mad as a wet hen

I’m a little confused with the term, “mad as a wet hen.” Our hens don’t get mad when they get wet. As a matter of fact, they seem to enjoy a…

Kids will be kids

Despite whatever you’ve read, the kids are all right. Sure, it’s easy to find plenty of evidence to the contrary, you don’t have to look ver…

Trump will keep winning

Last weekend, Hillary Clinton spoke in India. There, she continued to struggle publicly with the most humiliating experience of her life, no…

Q&A: National Ag Week

Q: What is National Ag Week all about?A: Throughout the last century, a population shift in America …

Saying good-bye to the old gal

After only a handful of months, we are moving on from our beloved van. While I never settled on a name for her, although she got called quit…
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