Iowa City

Summer To-Do

Summer To-Do

I love lists. If you know me, you might have an idea of how much I love lists. I love making exhaustive lists. Sometimes I do this as a means of procrastination, but other times it’s because I need to motivate myself, and breaking tasks […]

Local and Handmade 2012!

Local and Handmade 2012!

Who wants a shopping idea list of things that are local and handmade, just in time for the holidays? I DO, AND MAYBE YOU DO TOO. Gifts for Her Knitted lace shawl from Alma’s Knit Shop Raven bleach hoodie by The Whatnot Stand Jersey scarf […]

Seriously, weather?

Seriously, weather?

What is this happy horseshit? Was this kind of weather REALLY necessary for the very end of my pregnancy? Obviously, if I’d been a planner, I’d have scheduled my third trimester to happen during the blissful autumn season, instead of sweating like a beast and […]

Aerial Iowa City

Aerial Iowa City

Did I ever tell you about that time that our friend Forrest took us up in his private plane to fly over Iowa City and Coralville? It was pretty righteous, as far as things like that go. It was also three years ago, and this […]

MacBride Raptor Center visit

MacBride Raptor Center visit

I was feeling particularly snarly on Monday, overworked/overwhelmed/pissed about my lost social life/pissed about my lack of private time, so Kevin decided to be the best guy ever, take a night off from the neverending garage project, and drag my sullen ass out to the […]

2 Dogs Pub in Iowa City

2 Dogs Pub in Iowa City

Last night, we decided to try out a new beer/food joint in town before heading to the grocery store (who wants to shop on an empty stomach?), so we headed over to 2 Dogs Pub on 1st Avenue in Iowa City. They bill themselves as […]

Tandem ride

Tandem ride

We went on a 2-hour bike ride yesterday, with our vintage Schwinn tandem bike. My, what a difference some endurance and increased strength makes! We got the bike a few months ago, and had only really taken it for a swing around the neighborhood once, […]

2010 Semi-Annual Midwestern Concert Bonanza!

2010 Semi-Annual Midwestern Concert Bonanza!

It’s that time again! Here it goes: Iowa City: Sat 05/15/10 – Henry Rollins – Capitol Theatre (Davenport) Sun 05/16/10 – Barenaked Ladies – RiverCenter / Adler Theatre (Davenport) Fri 05/21/10 – The Tallest Man On Earth – The Mill Sat 06/12/10 – The Mountain […]

30 Before Thirty!

30 Before Thirty!

I’ll be turning 30 years old on July 12, 2010, and I decided to partake in the project where you make a list of thirty things you want to accomplish before your 30th birthday. I don’t have long to go, but I’m hoping I can […]

Semi-Annual Concert Bonanza

Semi-Annual Concert Bonanza

Iowa City: Sun 01/25/09 Willy Porter  The Mill Sat 02/14/09 Marah  The Picador Fri 02/20/09 Mason Jennings  The Englert Civic Theatre Sat 02/21/09 William Elliott Whitmore  The Picador Sun 02/22/09 William Elliott Whitmore  The Picador Tue 03/03/09 Duncan Sheik  CSPS / Legion Arts Tue 03/17/09 […]