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  • Column: Love beyond the land

    Editor’s Note: This column originally published April 9, 2015. Early in the morning, he rises with ...
    May 22, 2017 - 11:20 am
  • Column: Transparency

    Covering an official who has Secret Service protection is meant to be intimidating. During my first experience I was 21 and a college reporter with Th ...
    May 19, 2017 - 10:44 am
  • Column: ‘Curious Incident’

    When I first heard “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” was coming to the Des Moines Civic Center, I’ll be honest and say I had never h ...
    May 18, 2017 - 11:37 am
  • Bonnaroo rocks

    In less than a month, tens of thousands of my best friends will convene on a farm in the middle of Tennessee to enjoy music, art, food and endless goo ...
    May 17, 2017 - 10:15 am
  • Column: Celebrating 6 Pump It Up style

    Birthdays at our house are a pretty big deal. On Saturday, my oldest daughter celebrated her 6th birthday and for the first time, we headed out of tow ...
    May 16, 2017 - 10:39 am
  • Column: Good morning?

    I’m going to become a morning person. Maybe. It’s truly curious to me whether I can make this drast ...
    May 15, 2017 - 10:43 am
  • Column: A day with the ballpark fryers is heaven

    Editor’s note: This column originally published June 26, 2014 When I go to the softball field, I’m ...
    May 12, 2017 - 10:55 am
  • Column: God bless mothers

    I have written about my parents and grandparents a few times in this column. I am fortunate enough to have been raised by a close-knit family who has ...
    May 11, 2017 - 11:45 am
  • Column: ‘13 Reasons Why’ you should notice the stigma

    There has been endless buzz about a Netflix series that was released last month. The show “13 Reasons Why” has prompted a good amount of bad reviews, ...
    May 10, 2017 - 10:27 am
  • Column: Trying to not turn red

    Following several days of rainy, gloomy weather, the sun finally decided to come out and shine in all of its glory last week. While I greatly apprecia ...
    May 9, 2017 - 2:21 pm
  • Column: Jovie’s Bridge

    There's rarely a night since bringing our dog home in November we haven't walked across "Jovie's Bridge."
    May 5, 2017 - 1:35 pm
  • Back on the boat

    Last summer, I wrote a few columns about my fishing excursions I went on with my boyfriend, Tim. I had loved fishing with my Grandpa Rodgers as a kid, ...
    May 4, 2017 - 10:22 am
  • Column: Fake news, endless war

    I don’t care about President Donald Trump’s tax returns, and I’m not preoccupied with how much time he spends on the golf course.
    May 3, 2017 - 10:32 am
  • Column: My kind of camping

    I am not a camper. As a kid, my family did not camp regularly, if ever, and I became used to the comforts of a hotel room rather than roughing it in t ...
    May 2, 2017 - 9:56 am
  • Column: Two-wheeled freedom

    When I was growing up we lived about a half a mile from town, which to us kids was the equivalence of nirvana.
    May 1, 2017 - 11:13 am