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My Top 7 Things I Love About Des Moines…Since 2013

My Top 7 Things I Love About Des Moines…Since 2013

Aug 25, 2015

I didn’t live in Des Moines when this blog started, so as part of the birthday celebration I can only go back as far s 2013. But, here are my Top 7 things I love about Des Moines since then: 1.     The People When I moved to Des Moines in early 2013 I didn’t know a soul in the city aside from my sister-in–law’s family. I was so worried that...

Des Moines Free Winter Fun

Des Moines Free Winter Fun

Feb 9, 2015

Well, Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow last week, which means the prediction for six more weeks of winter. With how winter has been this year, this doesn’t surprise me. While I typically am not a fan of being cold and having a long winter, this year I am trying to appreciate the season and all that it has to offer. If you’ve missed my winter in Des Moines...

Des Moines Galleries

Des Moines Galleries

Mar 20, 2014

I try every year to get out to the Des Moines Art Festival.  I’m not any sort of a visual artist myself but I love the immersion into these artists’ passion that the Des Moines Art Festival brings.  The Art Festival runs from June 27-29, and there are 100 left until it opens: it seems so close and yet so far.  So I decided to see where in Des Moines I...

Moving Season

Moving Season

Mar 17, 2014

My wife and I are getting ready to move. We are moving to the suburbs – please don’t judge me. The truth is, my wife likes the schools outside the city, and wants to be able to enjoy the city more when we come to shop, spend time with friends and explore the countless things there are to do in Des Moines. If you are new, I encourage you to check out the...

HUE

HUE

Mar 5, 2014

This Friday night marks the third installment of HUE at the Des Moines Art Center. HUE is Art Noir’s hue themed party and emerald is the color that was chosen for this event. The lobby of the Art Center will be “transformed by light and color into an emerald spectacle” and guests are encouraged to wear colorful attire. If you need a little emerald...