Ramada Tropics Resort and Conference Center
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I have a few more pictures from our time in Colorado to share as well as several pictures with the Timm family, who we visited in Waukee, Iowa. They had triplets in December, and with three other children, it was a full, busy house! We helped feed, change, play with and rock the babies and get some other fun things accomplished too. Also met the kids real grandmothers!
The passengers were really nice today. A lot of them were getting on thanking us for working today. We had one girl give us each a piece of candy. Another family got on and gave us a card along with some homemade cookies. I've put a picture of the card on here. She was really nice and the cookies were good too!
... back up for taxi at 5am. Adam from HC (project manager) flew in from NZ and we had 3 nights in Iowa to meet and understand Proliant better. Wow the US is vast, Iowa very agricultural based, cropping as far as the eye can see. The 1 hour flight from Chicago you got to understand how large the country is, flew across the mighty Mississippi and not a lot in between. Had a pizza one night in Des Moines at Fongs (pretty ...
... see perfectly. The kind gentleman in front od us decides to stand up and block our shots on goal. We maybe not so quietly say uh, why would you choose to stand there when you know there are people behind you trying to watch the game. Eventually he moves at his wife's urging and sits.
So, we blow by the Stars (sorry William) and we win, 4 - 2! Woot!
IOWA WILD POWERS PAST TEXAS 4-2Iowa and Texas ...
... wonder how much this will affect their ticket sales.
The Iowa Wild is the AHL affiliate of the Minnesota Wild. The ECHL team affiliated with them is the Orlando Solar Bears. Des Moines is excited to house a great team and also to be so close to the NHL affiliate team. Player call ups will be much easier and attending NHL games will be a snap.
We figure no better way to kick off the season than to tailgate. We ...
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- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility