who are you in just a few

Six words. Can you describe yourself in only six words?  Smith Magazine created the six-word memoir idea. Some are very …

Free DMU conference highlights research from around Iowa

Des Moines – If current medical and health care research interests you, plan to attend the sixth annual Des Moines …

Sign me up for that!

  I finished my taxes the other day, which was a great a feat for me. I think this is …

“Did Emmit Smith or Jerry Rice win ‘Dancing with the Stars’?”

The other night, a pretty serious debate erupted with one of my (male) colleagues concerning this monumental question. After going …

Childcare near DMU

Choosing a school or being successful in school can often depend on finding the right care for your child. I …

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 …

Happy doctors’ day!!!

Yay! Today is a day to honor & thank some very important people – doctors. Whether you are one, are …

Iowa rocks!

I’m starting to feel like a broken record (BTW, a “record” for those younger than me refers to those weird …

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 …

We like spring break too!

Because we work for a University, everyone always assumes we get spring break vacation just like the students. This is …

Psoriatic Onychopachydermoperiostitis

Did the title of this post make you raise your eyebrow a bit? Do you know what it means? I …