Tag Archives: Iowa

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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One-Liner Wednesday – Oh, That’s It

I was visiting my brother, his family and our mother this past weekend and earlier this week. They live in Ames, Iowa, the college town around Iowa State University. When planning these visits, I try to avoid weekends with football … Continue reading

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One-Liner Wednesday – Outside

“Timothy Leary’s dead No, no, no, no, He’s outside looking in” – Moody Blues On Sunday morning, I was listening to NPR when they started talking about the Iowa Caucuses and I kinda lost it. I can’t listen to any … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors–ISU Horse Barn

When I was visiting my brother in Iowa last month, I told him that I needed to find a door or a few doors to photograph. He understood. Of course, I think that he may have felt that that requirement … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors–Reed/Niland Corner

Not much of a door, but I’m guessing it was a welcome sight back in the 1930s.I spent a few days visiting my brother and my mom in Iowa over the past extended weekend. My brother gave me a short … Continue reading

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Location Isn’t Everything

Back in the early ‘80s, I worked as a consultant for one of the then Big-8 accounting firms. Despite the fact that the Big-8 ultimately became the Big-6 and then the Final-4, working for one of those firms back then … Continue reading

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