It’s funny how we tend to move about in our daily lives and take for granted what is around us. The other day I was heading to a closing downtown and had a little extra time. As I drove down First Avenue in Cedar Rapids, I looked over at the city monument and realized […]
Believe it or not, after what seemed like a winter that would never end (I’m not sure it is over yet!) we are still experiencing a drought in Eastern Iowa. You can view the most recent conditions on the US Drought Monitor page. While conditions have improved significantly, we still need to be careful with our water usage.
Recently I had the pleasure of meeting friends for lunch at Parlor City followed by a tour of the National Czech and Slovak Museum and Library. The afternoon was an eye-opening experience for me. While I’ve enjoyed cultural venues in Cedar Rapids for many years, I was reminded of some of our great treasures and […]