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  • Column: The best of times, the worst of times

    Charles Dickens opened “A Tale of Two Cities,” perhaps his most famous tome, with the now iconic line, “It was the best of times, it was the worst of ...
    Nov. 17, 2017 - 11:21 am
  • Column: Music session

    Wedding planning is an interesting thing to tackle. You have to make a lot of big decisions right away like picking a date and a venue. Next, you have ...
    Nov. 16, 2017 - 11:47 am
  • Column: Fall lovers wanted

    Everyone tells their realtor they want to live in a neighborhood with mature trees, a place with plenty of shade, set apart from those new cookie cutt ...
    Nov. 15, 2017 - 3:40 pm
  • Column: Foo Fighters!

    I am not what you might call a concert-goer. To date, I can count the number of concerts I have attended on one hand.
    Nov. 14, 2017 - 11:28 am
  • Me & Katy

    Earlier this month I found myself in $500 for Katy Perry tickets I never agreed to purchase and one of the most bizarre managerial situations of my ca ...
    Nov. 13, 2017 - 10:03 am
  • Column: Still progress to be made

    “Professor Randall, you’re going to have to pay closer attention to your wife’s reading habits.” I ...
    Nov. 9, 2017 - 11:17 am
  • Hi, I’m Blanche

    At the very end of “A Streetcar Named Desire’” as the orderlies are taking Blanche DuBois away she tosses off a line that’s stuck with me ever since h ...
    Nov. 8, 2017 - 10:02 am
  • Column: A win for the ages

    The Hawkeyes heard me. They heard me getting bored with the season, with low scoring, uneventful games, with losses racking up and the memory of the P ...
    Nov. 7, 2017 - 11:00 am
  • Column: A hand-up, not a handout

    It’s easy to judge that man talking to himself while he walks down the street or the woman with three screaming children in her shopping cart at Walma ...
    Nov. 6, 2017 - 10:37 am
  • It’s all in the follow-through

    Editor’s Note: This column originally published Jan. 7, 2016This may come as no surprise, but let me ...
    Nov. 3, 2017 - 10:07 am
  • ‘Color Purple’ moment

    Good music can leave you speechless. The talented actors and performers on stage at the Des Moines Civic Center Tuesday for “The Color Purple” had sev ...
    Nov. 2, 2017 - 9:46 am
  • Making our house their home

    About two months in to adding two little fur balls to our family I have to say, so far so good. In fact, it has actually been pretty great have our ki ...
    Oct. 31, 2017 - 11:16 am
  • Column: Terrific tiger tales

    I have always been more of a cat person. Don’t get me wrong, I love dogs too. My family had the best dog in the world when I was growing up. Lucky liv ...
    Oct. 26, 2017 - 10:11 am
  • A Toys R Us kid

    You may not have heard, but Toys R Us is in trouble. Six weeks ago the retail giant filed for bankruptcy, citing slumping sales and tough competition ...
    Oct. 25, 2017 - 10:37 am
  • Column: Taking some time off

    In the midst of a busy fall full of extra activities, craft show season and home football games about every other weekend, for two days my family did ...
    Oct. 24, 2017 - 10:41 am