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... off the field with a swinging march to the drumline playing "Sticks and Swing." The halftime show was basically a "best of" show from previous halftime performances. This was a bit disappointing considering that there hadn't been a home game in three weeks, but at least it was well rehearsed.
Once they started playing, the ISUCF"V"MB had one of the best sounds of all the bands on the tour. They were loud, they were clean, ...
Corn, 60th birthdays, Halloween, family and food!!! What a wonderful time we have had in Iowa with our family. We got to share in Aunt Ruby's 60th birthday celebrations, were treated to Soup Day with yummy brisket (thanks uncle Marty) and visited Slaughterhouse, a haunted house for Halloween. We taught ...
... of Des Moines, IA and Lincoln, NE and heard about another couple who had just finished visiting all 50 capitals. We thought that was a great idea - what a great way to learn so much about the history of each state.
The capital of IA is unique in that it has the four extra domes which makes it stunning from an architectural stand point. The one in NE is 14 stories tall and is all rock. And the unique thing about NE is that there is ...
Andrew and I will be leaving Iowa soon. This blog is where I will be posting all of the information on our adventures. We hope many of you will follow along as we set off on a new phase of life and to the other side of the world!!!
I will start sharing pictures soon as well as share what's going on for ...
... at Mike and Heidi's home,
Mike, who grew up in The Netherlands, said it's against the law for
truck drivers to move into the inside lanes on freeways. I wish that
was the case here.
It was raining so hard in Des Moines, that we didn't get any photos - the capital bldg was stunning, and would have worth the photo, but it just wasn't possible due to the weather.