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  • Column: Bringing it all back home

    Blame it all on a simple twist of fate. I’m moving back to my hometown. My lovely girlfriend Hannah ...
    NEW: June 28, 2017 - 10:10 am
  • Growing up, one tooth at a time

    There have been a couple of times in my girls’ lives that little changes seem to age them a year or two. When they went from infant to baby, baby to t ...
    June 27, 2017 - 10:01 am
  • Column: Episode VII: Attack of the Drones

    Editor's note: This column originally published June 23, 2016. One part water, one part hot sauce a ...
    June 26, 2017 - 10:23 am
  • A show that’s worth watching

    I’m sure we can all agree there is a lot of programming on television that benefits no one. It’s hard to understand how they can even label some of th ...
    June 26, 2017 - 7:47 am
  • Column: Fish of legend

    Diary of a fisherwoman take five. Most people should have at least heard of the legend of the Loch ...
    June 22, 2017 - 11:54 am
  • Column: Crazy dog mom

    The last few days, I think I’ve gotten a glimpse of how I will be as a parent. I’ve never had to take care of a sick child before, I don’t even think ...
    June 21, 2017 - 10:30 am
  • Homer and the snake

    There is a fifth member of our family who I don’t talk about very often, but he is definitely a big presence in our lives. He has been around the long ...
    June 20, 2017 - 10:01 am
  • Column: Curtain time

    Editor’s Note: This column originally appeared in the May 15, 2015. The nerves — that’s what I reme ...
    June 19, 2017 - 11:56 am
  • Column: Let’s not keep the joy for ourselves

    Editor’s Note: This column originally published Sept.. 22, 2016. What is more precious than a child ...
    June 16, 2017 - 10:59 am
  • Coyotes

    In typical fashion, I had passed out early in my recliner. Ginnie woke me up to drag me off to bed. It was really late, going on 10 o’clock! I stumble ...
    June 20, 2017 - 12:48 pm
  • Column: Oh my soul

    Country music power couple Tim McGraw and Faith Hill brought their Soul 2 Soul Tour to Iowa on Saturday and proved why they are still leaders in the c ...
    June 15, 2017 - 10:26 am
  • Bring on the heat

    It’s June in the Midwest, and temperatures are rising. I love it.Every year, as the air outside heat ...
    June 14, 2017 - 10:24 am
  • Column: My girls are growing up

    We are going to have a visitor at our house in the near future. One with the initials TF. At a rece ...
    June 13, 2017 - 10:45 am
  • Column: A daughter’s love

    Editor’s Note: This column originally appear on Sept. 4, 2015. “Oh Susannah! Oh don’t you cry for m ...
    June 12, 2017 - 11:44 am
  • Without a paddle

    When I was growing up, we spent a considerable amount of time in the water — from riding our bikes to the city swimming pool on a daily basis to boati ...
    June 9, 2017 - 9:51 am