Tag: China

Raping our Oceans to the Point of No Return

Raping our Oceans to the Point of No Return
It sure turned out to be a beautiful day in North Iowa with the sun shining and gentle breezes, and especially our temps being back in the 70's range. Now that we're in the first week of September, I' … continue reading

Old-growth Weeds

Old-growth Weeds
It was quite the relief to have the cloud cover and cooler temps arrive, along with being accompanied by a light rain. I'm sure all of our farmers were delighted to see it raining even the slightest. … continue reading

As Good as it’ll Be

As Good as it’ll Be
I was up, out and at 'em early this morning, as I had many little errands to run before my earlier than normal closing, and thankfully I did, as I just managed to make it to the closing office in the … continue reading

Waddling About

Waddling About
The last time I checked, it was 82 degrees outdoors in the Downtown. Now isn't that something for our record books? As far as I'm concerned, this is too fast of a change from Winter to Spring.Afte … continue reading

Revenue We’ve Lost

Revenue We’ve Lost
It started out chilly again today, but by the time mid-afternoon arrived, it was actually above 60 degrees which is pointing us in the direction of having a warm week ahead. Let's just keep hoping it … continue reading

Vultures Perched Above

Vultures Perched Above
When I looked at our local newswire early this morning, I did discover what had caused that smell of burning wood when I arrived at my yesterday. I'm sure someone must've thought it funny to set a pil … continue reading

Do Not Eat Bugs

Do Not Eat Bugs
It was a typical Monday morning, with the exception of my feeling a bit guilty for not getting my spiritual "fixing" done yesterday. It bothered me enough to where I found a dimly-lit corner in my off … continue reading

A Higher Plain

A Higher Plain
It looked a little bit more like Spring today, and glad for it because we've had quite the nasty chain of evens happening since the first of the year, and most of it surrounding the spread of the Chin … continue reading

Iowa Child

Iowa Child
Oh how wonderful it was to have the sun out, the wind having gone down, and the temps having risen to almost 60 degrees. It's amazing when finding how our outlooks suddenly turn brighter when the sun … continue reading