Only in the heartland

I often get teased about my colorful Midwest language. I was in my home state of Nebraska last week and I heard a new one that I’m still laughing about. I can’t wait to slip this one into ‘polite’ conversation when the time is right. “He’s more crooked than a dog’s hind leg.” This one […]

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Nebraska’s On My Mind

I’ve been trying to write this post for over a week now. Every time I sit down to write about the devastation taking place in my home state, I sit and stare at the screen. I just can’t seem to find the words. Hopefully by now you’ve seen the pictures and videos of the devastating […]

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Winter Lessons That Last

Nebraska (and much of the Midwest) is still digging out from near-record snow this past weekend. As I write this from Atlanta, I’m a bit homesick because I grew up experiencing these thrilling blizzards and having fond memories of playing in the snow. Does anyone else remember when the city used to flood and freeze […]

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