Bone marrow month

In recognition of Bone Marrow Month, I felt it would be appropriate to share my friend’s story about his battle …

Is anyone Audiobooking?

There’s a special membership deal at www.audible.com (or at least there was when I last visited) for books on audio! What a …

Where has that been?

 Gross! Stick this in your file of ‘things we shouldn’t have to tell you’ and note it!  I’ve witnessed people …

Earth hour – turn off your lights!

Last year, I celebrated Earth Hour with friends at my apartment playing the card game Spoons in the dark. We …

a tale from spring break

 I have tons of fun stories from our spring break trip to El Salvador. This first one is about my …

Travel is possible on a student’s budget

  I used Priceline for the first time recently to bid on a 3-star hotel in San Jose, CA with …

Good Eats: El Salvador

For our pre-departure meeting, our global health group met at El Salvador Del Mundo, 2901 6th Ave. in Des Moines. …

Lunch with Governor Branstad!

I’m so glad I went to have lunch with Governor Branstad (DMU’s president) today. He absorbed all of our concerns …

Piggy love

We call all three of our guinea pigs our babies. They are in so many ways – they eat, poop, …

Food, glorious food

What a joy! I think I found my new favorite restaurant in downtown Des Moines. The place is called Centro (pronounced …

What are you doing for spring break?

I am going to El Salvador for a medical service trip with 13 other DMU students and oodles of supporting …

A good read

It’s been very hard to catch up on leisurely reading with school and that’s why I took advantage of my …