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Pedal for Paws

Hey everyone! I just wanted to drop in and write about the charity bike ride I went on today! I have volunteered at the ARL a couple of times, but this time I was an attendee! If you're familiar with the Des Moines area, you probably know the bike trail well. We started at Mad… Continue reading Pedal for Paws

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Black Cat Ice Cream

My best friend, sister, and I went downtown this afternoon for some ice cream. I tried Oatmeal Cream Pie, and it had ACTUAL Oatmeal Cream Pie cookie pieces. What kind would you try? Black Cat (http://blackcaticecream.com) is located downtown Des Moines, IA near the sculpture park. Local dairy Local organic produce No additives Made the… Continue reading Black Cat Ice Cream

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Thoughts of the week of June 19, 2017

I've had so much to say lately, yet I've had so little time to say it. I realized earlier today that I just had a pile of Post-It notes of ideas on my desk. None of them had made it off my desk, let alone into my purse and home. I'm finally in front of… Continue reading Thoughts of the week of June 19, 2017

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Because I stayed home.

Sometimes I look at the girls who left, and I wish I had left too. I look at the girls who joined the Navy, who moved to Nashville for work, who moved to Florida because they just needed out; I look at the girls who did something else, and I wish I had too. I… Continue reading Because I stayed home.