Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Des Moines
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... and tornado watch west of us, right where I had planned to drive. Quick change of plans. Drive north 50 miles to I-80 then I-80 to Des Moines and hope the severe weather stayed south of us. We were almost half way to I-80 when we ran into the first thunder storm. I was doing 65 when I hit the south edge of the storm. As the rain got heavier and visibility kept dropping, I slowed to 60 then 50 then 40 ...
No wonder dad sent me down the lonely roads of America....highway 80 is
REALLY BORING!!!!! Nothing but cornfields, beef that goes to McDonald's, wide
truck loads, pro-life signs and some country music to keep me entertained and
giggling across the heartland to my next ...
... caring. Every time I get angry I always think about who I am at that point, who that anger reminds me of. The anger is my deepest fear in life. That fear that I am going to turn into a monster. I don't want to be a monster inside of me, that's deep in my soul. The monster is lurking in the shadows, I may not see it but I know it's there. It's just waiting for an opportunity for it show itself to the people around ...
... Three years ago, I met some local soccer fans here in Des Moines and a few of them that had been to previous World Cups. I had always been a soccer fan, and really got more into the sport in the past ten years thanks in part to my wacky work schedule where I am working from 4pm-noon on various days of the week. There were only so many infomercials one could watch, and I found myself watching more and more of the EPL on TV and online. Long ...
... I had been mistaken for competitors of the competition having to reconfirm that we were indeed coaches (had to show proof with our badges) we headed off for coffee.
My fun started when I returned to pick up the GIPS kids at 11 (which we had been told wad the pick up time) to find the kids had been dismissed 40minuted earlier. I then in a panicked rush headed back up to the eatery. Headed in the total opposite direction. Again. Got lost. 3 times and then finally ...
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