Tag Archives: Iowa

Thursday Doors – Downtown Ames

During our recent visit to Ames, Iowa to visit my brother, Faith was on a mission to find a store that she remembered shopping in earlier this year. As we tried to figure out which cross street would give us … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Farms and Barns

A few weeks ago, I shared some pictures with a One-Liner Wednesday post that were taken while my brother and I were rapidly making our way from Ames, Iowa to the Minneapolis Airport (MSP). I mentioned that I had some … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Welcome to the Neighborhood

My mom turned 92 this week, so I thought it would be a good time to share some doors from her “neighborhood.” I put that in quotes because she lives in an apartment building that is designed for elderly folk. … Continue reading

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One-Liner Wednesday – Let’s Fly

In Monday’s post, I made the comment: “If Delta and WordPress are both on time, I will have been asleep for about 4-5 hours by the time this post is published after returning home at dark o’clock on Monday.” What … Continue reading

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Travel Interrupted

Two weeks ago, I left Hartford’s Bradley Airport (BDL) for a 9-day journey. Sorry if that sentence (or this apology) sticks the Gilligan’s Island theme in your head. Unlike those castaways, my trip was cut short by a snowstorm. It … Continue reading

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Hi Ho

Hi ho, hi ho, it’s off to work we go. No, this isn’t the dwarfs singing, this is those voices, he keeps locked away when he goes to work. This is our time, so here we go. We almost didn’t … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – ISU Part-I

I spent a really long weekend in Ames, Iowa, visiting family. We aren’t from Iowa, but my brother and mother now live there. My brother graduated from Iowa State University (ISU) and never left. A few years ago, when my … Continue reading

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